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Example of 'Contrast' in a Sentence


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  • The contrast is still greater when you return from France.
  • They made a ridiculous contrast.
  • A wig, worn for the sake of a piquant contrast on the stage.
  • His heartiness was in strong contrast to the lad's wan looks.
  • The contrast did them good.
  • Only contrast was possible there.
  • Here in contrast to the brilliant sunlight of the patio was a dusky coolness.
  • The mule bearing the trail pack was in ludicrous contrast to his own aristocratic companions.

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  • In contrast to Dalgard's smooth skin, Sssuri was covered with a fluffy pelt of rainbow-tipped gray fur.
  • The room beyond that elaborately carved entrance was, in contrast, severe.
  • A special contrast Mr. George makes to the Smallweed family.
  • And very white he looked, in contrast with the roses.
  • What a contrast to poor uncle!
  • Dine with the Lord Mayor of London (if you can get an invitation) and observe the contrast.
  • He looked very good-natured and prepossessing, though overpoweringly gay and free, in contrast with the squalid prison.
  • What a contrast, when they reached the street, to the scene they had just left!
  • The little house and all its arrangements were a poor contrast to the eminently aristocratic dwelling.
  • There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.
  • More desolate, more desperate than ever, it seemed from contrast.
  • The picture you have just drawn is suggestive of a rather too overwhelming contrast.
  • This was a curious contrast to the grave and silent Arthur of Pisa or Leghorn.
  • And then Arthur himself was such a startling contrast to all those vulgar Burtons.
  • There the contrast is just as much as I can realize.
  • Steve liked Sybil, too, although she was so strong a contrast to his own beautiful sister.
  • The contrast in achievement cut too cruelly.
  • But Mr. Heathcliff forms a singular contrast to his abode and style of living.
  • Gregor, in contrast, had become much calmer.
  • The contrast aroused a deep sympathy in his heart as he looked at the lovely face.
  • The contrast between his prosperous animation and Reardon's broken-spirited quietness could not have been more striking.
  • What a contrast!
  • The contrast amused Fanny very much.
  • Yet the contrast was very marked.
  • By contrast with the mooncalves he seemed a trivial being, a mere ant, scarcely five feet high.
  • The contrast with his former gesticulating, zuzzoing self took me in some absurd way as pathetic.
  • By contrast with the brilliancy outside, it seemed at first impenetrably dark to me.
  • The day seemed, by contrast with my recent confinement, dazzlingly bright, the sky a glowing blue.
  • Between his society and mine there is a great contrast.
  • Miss Ophelia stood at her side, a perfect contrast.
  • He was accompanied by a travelling companion, in many respects an exact contrast to himself.
  • They were words in striking contrast to most of the talk that his pen commanded.
  • Such is the contrast between winter and spring.
  • Judicious writers have always practised this art of contrast with great success.
  • In the first place, you are struck by the general contrast between these heads.
  • She was in striking contrast to Wolf Larsen.
  • He was in every way a contrast to the other.
  • He felt acutely the contrast between his own life and his friend's and it seemed to him unjust.
  • Ladylike in exquisite contrast.
  • Exquisite contrast: bronzelid, minagold.
  • And through the sifted light pale gold in contrast glided.
  • Everything where she now was in full contrast to it.
  • What a contrast between him and his friend!
  • It was a contrast which recommended him most forcibly to her mother.
  • Rasta and Stumm seemed feeble simpletons by contrast.
  • Under that rosy light her amber-coloured hair and fair skin made strange contrast with her dark brown eyes.
  • These words were in strange contrast to the prevailing peace--to this almost solid stillness of the gulf.
  • Kitty was no longer struck by this contrast.
  • This contrast weighed on and yet cheered him while she sang.
  • In contrast to his former reticent taciturnity Prince Andrew now seemed excited.
  • Alas, how great was the contrast between us!
  • Nothing could exceed in beauty the contrast between these two excellent creatures.
  • They made a delightful contrast.
  • The very sharpness of the contrast used to quicken his sense of pleasure.
  • In contrast with their writing, the style of Pope, of Johnson, of Gibbon, looks cold and pedantic.
  • In marked contrast to the overcrowded appointments, divans and cupboards of the first room, it was sparsely furnished.
  • The contrast was too sharp.
  • In contrast, Hurstwood appeared strong and sincere.
  • It was emphasised by contrast with his own distressing state.
  • One might see, now, some of the chief characteristics by contrast.
  • The figure of Hurstwood was rather surprising in contrast to the fact.
  • This was so clear in his mind, that he was startled now by the contrast of this room.
  • Carrie had gotten herself up charmingly enough, but this woman pained her by contrast.
  • His clothes were shabby, and he presented a marked contrast to all that she now seemed to be.
  • And it is most strange, because of its contrast with my feeling for you.
  • At certain moments, that pure brow and that voluptuous smile presented a singular contrast.
  • This apathy, peculiar to the Marais, presented a contrast with the vast surrounding uproar.
  • Never did God, who is fond of antitheses, make a more striking contrast, a more extraordinary comparison.
  • You can't imagine a greater contrast.
  • Quite a contrast to the southwestern part of Dougherty County is the northwest.
  • The past and present rose side by side, at that supreme moment—and the contrast shook me.
  • Such a contrast to dear Marian!
  • Contrast is necessary for this explanation.
  • Should she not have said the contrast of the present with the future: of blind despair with hope?
  • The grass was deep and rich, welcome contrast to sage-tired eyes.
  • He only seemed to contrast his present cheerfulness and felicity with the dire endurance that was over.
  • He liked to contrast himself with these comrades in misfortune.
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