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counterpoint

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something or someone that is different from another especially in a pleasing way
  • The warm color palette of the furniture is the perfect counterpoint to the cool walls.
  • The acidity of the sauce works in counterpoint to the richness of the dish.

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The first known use of counterpoint was in the 15th century

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“Counterpoint.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/counterpoint. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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