Oddly enough, he contrasted this lack of evidence with the relative strength of the case involving Savio.
She contrasted its timidity with a bellicose anti-Hagel salvo from the Christian-right group, Concerned Women for America.
She contrasted its timidity with a bellicose anti-Hagel salvo from the Christian-right group Concerned Women for America.
Some personality styles seem more prone to instant tearing than others; the hysterical can be contrasted with the obsessional.
“Beauty and the Beast” pairing: Pungency is contrasted with sweetness to accentuate the taste spectrum.
A central plane separates all colors into two contrasted fields.
I suppose the Pilgrim and the Rake are contrasted with each other.
She felt no jealousy when she contrasted it with her own small apartment.
I contrasted their means of judgment with their daily lives.
We speak of nature and convention; they contrasted things that are by nature with things that are by law.
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.).