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Synonyms for contrast





  • differ
  • be contrary
  • be distinct
  • be at variance
  • be dissimilar

Synonyms for contrast

striking difference between compared individuals


Synonyms for contrast

the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared

the act of distinguishing by comparing differences

Related Words

a conceptual separation or distinction

the perceptual effect of the juxtaposition of very different colors

the range of optical density and tone on a photographic negative or print (or the extent to which adjacent areas on a television screen differ in brightness)

put in opposition to show or emphasize differences

to show differences when compared

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Judicious writers have always practised this art of contrast with great success.
To say the truth, these soporific parts are so many scenes of serious artfully interwoven, in order to contrast and set off the rest; and this is the true meaning of a late facetious writer, who told the public that whenever he was dull they might be assured there was a design in it.
To the jacket he added a short cloak, which scarcely reached half way down his thigh; it was of crimson cloth, though a good deal soiled, lined with bright yellow; and as he could transfer it from one shoulder to the other, or at his pleasure draw it all around him, its width, contrasted with its want of longitude, formed a fantastic piece of drapery.
They were a thousand years old when this church was new, and then the contrast must have been ghastly--if Justinian's architects did not trim them any.
It was a wild masquerade of all imaginable costumes--every struggling throng in every street was a dissolving view of stunning contrasts. Some patriarchs wore awful turbans, but the grand mass of the infidel horde wore the fiery red skull-cap they call a fez.
It's a striking contrast to your noble and virtuous attachment--a vile contrast!
The city of contrasts: north and south, east and west, the city of social contrasts.
The "Contrast Media Agents Market to 2027- Global Analysis and Forecasts By Type; Imaging Modality; Indication; Route of Administration, and Geography" report has been added to's offering.
[USPRwire, Tue Jul 30 2019] Contrast media or contrast agents are used by patients who are supposed to undergo imaging test for the diagnosis of various diseases or disorders.
Contrast agents are used to enhance diagnostic imaging.
Frequency of contrast induced nephropathy in patients undergoing coronary angiography was 11 (9.3%), whereas frequency of contrast induced nephropathy in low and high risk patients was 8 (72.7%) and 3 (27.3%) respectively which was statistically not significant (p-value 0.980).
Computed tomography angiography (CTA) chest/abdomen/pelvis with contrast done prior to admission revealed increase in the size of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm which measured 4.3 x 5.2 cm with the largest AP diameter of 6.1 cm in the AP axis.
The contrast used was Gastrografin, an iodinated radiopaque contrast medium for oral or rectal administration.
Given that the number of the types of the interventional cardiology procedures has been increasing over the past few years, the search for a better-tolerated agent continues to eliminate the risks associated with contrast agents.
In particular, two major technical advances have had major impact on contrast media injection strategies, (a) low kV acquisitions and (b) dual-energy derived virtual monoenergetic imaging at low keV levels.