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  Words related to contrast

Related / Similar Words: line, dividing line, demarcation, direct contrast, counterpoint

 

Definition:
  • the act of distinguishing by comparing differences;
  • the range of optical density and tone on a photographic negative or print (or the extent to which adjacent areas on a television screen differ in brightness);
  • the perceptual effect of the juxtaposition of very different colors;
  • a conceptual separation or demarcation; "there is a narrow line between sanity and insanity";
  • the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared; "in contrast to", "by contrast";
  • put in opposition to show or emphasize differences; "The middle school teacher contrasted her best student''s work with that of her weakest student";
  • to show differences when compared; be different; "the students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities";

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    Hyponyms: Rubicon, point of no return, oppose, counterbalance, conflict, foil

     

    Derivational Morphology: counterpoint, demarcate, direct contrast, line, dividing line, demarcation

     

    Anagrams: Scranton

     

     
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