- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of contrast.
“Obama's lack of a specific plan for the second half of his term contrasts with the blueprint he drew up as he prepared to take office in 2009.”
“This term contrasts with _domestic_ waters of the United States, and implies, not simply that the waters are public and within the Union, but that they have attached to them some circumstance that brings them within the scope of the sovereignty of the United States as defined by the”
“Pearlstein contrasts McConnell with the good Mitch, Mitch Daniels, “a principled but practical conservative who respects the intelligence of voters and would rather get something done than score political points.””
“More notably and fundamentally though, these two men -- seemingly a study in contrasts -- each achieved the rare feat of stretching the boundaries of movies, in the process helping create some enduring classics of the screen.”
“As Z's chief nemesis, Shaw's Mr. Blue is a study in contrasts: cold, sharp, organized, and ruthless.”
“Boston Bruins: The Bruins 'season was a study in contrasts: A lightning-fast start coupled with long periods of tepid, indifferent play.”
“Mr. Ries points to his own experience as a study in contrasts between the traditional start-up model and the lean approach.”
“I doubt that Anton Chekhov and Oscar Wilde ever met, and if they had, I can imagine that the meeting would have been a study in contrasts; the analytical physician who explored the inner workings of relationships and went to intricate lengths to examine them, and the flamboyant Irish dandy who skewered London's social mores with wit and sarcasm.”
“Libertarian activists, in contrasts, are actually originalists.”
“Kotkin contrasts Euro-America with "aspirational cities" that are more market-oriented.”
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