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Distinction by contrasting or opposing qualities.

con′tra·dis·tinc′tive adj.
con′tra·dis·tinc′tive·ly adv.
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Of note is Mailings format of appending a contradistinctive example, a coda, for each successful author: in the case of Garcia Marquez, Rigoberta Menchu Turn; in the case of Charles Bukowski, Diana di Prima; in the case of Paul Auster, his first collaborator (and first wife), Lydia Davis; and in the case of Haruki Murakami, the pop novelist Banana Yoshimoto.
21] with slight changes, like the stimulating frequencies being changed to 8 Hz and 12 Hz in both LCD and LED condition for the contradistinctive reason.
One might think the decision to show Margaret O'Rorke and Beverley Bell-Hughes together was problematic as their styles are so divergent, but the exhibition owed its success to these two opposing approaches to the material, both of which arose from their exploitation of light and texture in the remarkable, often contradistinctive, properties of clay.