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contradistinguish


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Contradistinguish  \Con`tra*dis*tin"guish\  (?;  144),  v.  t.  [imp. 
  &  p.  p.  {Contradistinguished};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Contradistinguishing}.] 
  To  distinguish  by  a  contrast  of  opposite  qualities. 
 
  These  are  our  complex  ideas  of  soul  and  body,  as 
  contradistinguished.  --Locke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  contradistinguish 
  v  :  distinguish  by  contrasting  qualities 




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