While Hayek, by contrast, is more slippery and much less helpful when it comes to determining what government should actually do.
Rice, by contrast has traded public insults with her Russian counterpart at the U.N.
The Sarah Palin Channel, by contrast, had a barely measurable 36,000 visitors in September, according to Quantcast.
1690s, from French contraster (Old French contrester), modified by or from Italian contrastare "stand out against, strive, contend," from Vulgar Latin *contrastare "to withstand," from Latin contra "against" (see contra) + stare "to stand," from PIE root *sta- "to stand" (see stet).
Middle English had contrest "to fight against, to withstand," which became extinct. Modern word re-introduced as an art term. Related: Contrasted; contrasting; contrastive.
1711, from contrast (v.).