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of words so related that one contrasts with the other

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strikingly different

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syntactically establishing a relation of contrast between sentences or elements of a sentence

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5 is already interpreted by the Zemlinsky Quartet as a piece intended for the concert stage, contrastive in mood, with the winsome tune of the second movement and a delicate dance nature.
H--The attribution responses of the Chinese participants are contrastive to the primed culture.
Having made this distinction between contrastive and noncontrastive reasons, it is worth noting that, in one sense, it appears that all reasons are really contrastive reasons, at least with respect to the appropriately specified pair of alternatives.
Kaplan's (1966) early argument in contrastive rhetoric states that every culture develops its distinctive patterns of thinking and that these patterns considerably influence the organizational structure of writing.
Curiously, the normative claim regarding contrastive explanation and responsibility appears to be unique to philosophers engaged in the free will debate.
Why we need contrastive rhetoric, Alternation 4(1): 188-206.
The first etude, "A propos de pali phasuvihara, ardhamagadhi phasuya-esanijja," in investigating the etymology and usage of the shared lexical item phasu(ka)-, is much devoted to the mechanisms of its contrastive semantic development in the two languages (actually more than two, including Asokan Prakrit and Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit, inter alia) and the two religious communities, Buddhist and Jaina, that used them.
KUWAIT, Nov 20 (KUNA) -- "Any contrastive journalism that would lead to building nations would be considered Islamic journalism," stressed Egyptian Minister of Information Salah Abdel-Maqsoud who is visiting the country to attend the Islamic Press Conference held from November 20-22 under the slogan of "Islamic Press.
They secure a definitive shift in emphasis from the palimpsestic and often hieratic density of Hantai's earlier painting--a density prolonged in the earliest folded and unfolded work--to a new mode founded on essentially lateral rapports among differently proportioned color areas and immediately adjacent, sharply contrastive reserves.
Accordingly, there should be contrastive accent on katosi disappeared and no accent on the target word.
Although it provides useful data for a contrastive analysis of sixteenth-century Spanish and Portuguese vocabulary, this study does not treat questions pertaining to neologisms.
That's why knowledge of contrastive rhetoric is necessary for the English teacher.
There are two scripted and contrastive videos for this unit; in the first, Jordan and 'Miss' quickly come to loggerheads and then an unsatisfactory truce, while in the second they manage to work the situation out more effectively.
In the first part, a contrastive study of all collected translations will be carried out using the following variables:
Yet the concept of "synthetic vernacular writing" would gain an even wider audience, I think, had Hart spent more time indulging his readers' desire for simple contrastive examples that could help distinguish between the poets under consideration as well as from other styles of vernacular writing.