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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Contrast  \Con*trast"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Contrasted};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Contrasting}.]  [F.  contraster,  LL  contrastare  to 
  resist,  withstand,  fr  L.  contra  +  stare  to  stand  See 
  {Stand}.] 
  To  stand  in  opposition;  to  exhibit  difference,  unlikeness,  or 
  opposition  of  qualities. 
 
  The  joints  which  divide  the  sandstone  contrast  finely 
  with  the  divisional  planes  which  separate  the  basalt 
  into  pillars.  --Lyell. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  contrasting 
  adj  :  strikingly  different;  tending  to  contrast;  "contrasting  (or 
  contrastive)  colors"  [syn:  {contrastive}] 




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