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Contrary motion
contrary to
contrary to fact
Contrary-minded
Contras
Contrast
contrast material
contrast medium
contrast with
contrastable
Contrasted
Contrastimulant
Contrasting
contrastingly
contrastively
contrasty
Contrate
contrate wheel
Contrate-wheel
Contratenor
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contrastive definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of words so related that one contrasts with the other; "`rich' and `hard-up' are contrastive terms" [syn: contrastive, incompatible]
2: strikingly different; tending to contrast; "contrasting (or contrastive) colors" [syn: contrasting, contrastive]
3: syntactically establishing a relation of contrast between sentences or elements of a sentence; "disjunctive conjunctions like `but', `or', or `though' serve a contrastive function"

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1841 forming or consisting of a contrast contrastively adverb



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