direct contrast


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Noun1.direct contrast - the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compareddirect contrast - the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared; "in contrast to", "by contrast"
oppositeness, opposition - the relation between opposed entities
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The King's party, however, had no suspicion that an attack was imminent, and, in direct contrast to the methods of the baronial troops, had spent the preceding night in drunken revelry, so that they were quite taken by surprise.
Within five minutes, however, I picked up the Echo and found in direct contrast that in response to an application by an extremely misguided resident for the general public to be allowed to wander freely at any time through the school grounds, the local authority has informed all concerned that security is not an issue and that access cannot be denied on such grounds.
The reports of his daring escape are in direct contrast to claims from other Afghans that he was never in the Helmand area at all.
Monitoring of council by-elections, based on 43 comparable contests so far this year - none of them in London - suggests a Labour lead over Tories of under three per cent, in direct contrast to the latest opinion polls.
Court documents reportedly say: "His website activities from the time they were at home is in direct contrast to that of a loving couple spending time together."
The comments, by Neville Richardson of the Britannia Building Society, were in direct contrast to a survey produced by their rivals Nationwide, which concluded consumer confidence was returning to the housing market.
This is in direct contrast to the superb Champions League coverage when fans have their pick of eight matches.
That comes in direct contrast to those opposed to a provincial set-up in Wales who believed a longstanding Euro-pact - the Paris Accord - barred Welsh provinces from competing on the continent.
Ironically, Wenger's calm, methodical approach to the game is in direct contrast to the fires and passions which rage among some members of his team.
This is in direct contrast to what the Taoiseach told the Dail - promising Opposition TDs they'll know before the country goes to the polls in May.
The speed of that two-mile contest will be in direct contrast with the feature at Warwick, the totesport Classic Chase.
The National Angling Alliance called Dr Sneddon's conclusions "surprising", as the study is in direct contrast to the recent work of Professor James D Rose of the University of Wyoming, who stated ...