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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"

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



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