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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contrasting, contrastiveadjective

    strikingly different; tending to contrast

    "contrasting (or contrastive) colors"


  1. contrastingadjective

    Set in opposition to, showing the differences between. From contrast.

    George W. Bush and John Kerry had contrasting debating styles.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contrasting

    of Contrast


  1. Contrasting

    appearing in sharp relief or contrast; as one color or marking against another.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of contrasting in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of contrasting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of contrasting in a Sentence

  1. Kayleigh McEnany:

    This President will always put America first, This President will always protect American citizens. We will not see diseases like the coronavirus come here, we will not see terrorism come here. And isn't that refreshing when contrasting it with the awful presidency of President Obama ?

  2. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders:

    So my suggestion is, I think one of the reasons Donald Trump has been able to move so far to the right is that there is no primary opposition to Donald Trump, and I think it would do this country a good deal of service if people started thinking about candidates out there to begin contrasting what is a progressive agenda as opposed to what President Obama is doing, i think one of the reasons that President Obama has moved as far to the right as President Obama has is President Obama thinks President Obama can go all the way and no one will stand up to President Obama.

  3. William Keeton:

    The contrasting temperature between night and day speeds up the loss of chlorophyll from leaves, leaving behind the secondary photosynthetic pigments( carotenoids) that give us the yellow and orange colors.

  4. Bernie Sanders:

    We are studying the issues. We are trying to figure out who is up there on the stage with me and we are going to be contrasting out views with other people, i am proud of the record that we have and we will be contrasting it with others.

  5. Barack Obama:

    No, obviously not, we have contrasting visions about what America is. And, you know, that's self-apparent. But what I would say is that the majority of Americans believe in that story. And there is power in that story.

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    enthusiastic approval
    • A. acclaim
    • B. distinguish
    • C. attend
    • D. adventure

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