contrasting contrasting  /kən ˈtræ stɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) strikingly different; tending to contrast

Usage(s):

  • Avoid wearing shiny jewelry that might simulate the scales of a prey fish, and also avoid uneven tanning and contrasting, bright-colored clothing.

News

  1. Former Pleasant Valley wrestling coach gets backing from parents

    Pleasant Valley parents say that now-resigned wrestling coach Mark Getz was a firm but compassionate leader — contrasting the image painted in a lawsuit filed against him and the district last month.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Pocono Record

  2. Biggest SEC vs. Pac-12 Recruiting Battles in Class of 2014

    The Pac -12 and SEC play two different, contrasting styles of football. The former is known for its wide open offenses, sophisticated passing games and skill-position players. The latter plays a tough, physical and fiercely competitive brand of football known for elite athleticism. So recruits who contemplate schools from both conference have to really ponder which is the best fit for their ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. Will Anyone Outside of Miami Root for the Heat?

    The NBA Finals kicked off this week with a San Antonio Spurs victory over the Miami Heat. Much to the consternation of the NBA League office and television networks and advertisers, teams from two less than major markets are involved. Miami is the 16th largest media market and San Antonio is the 37th. It shapes up as a battle of two contrasting basketball approaches and cultures. In one corner ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. Capello said: "I had a contrasting relationship with David Beckham at Real but in the end he demonstrated what a great man and great player he is. Also, he is the kind of person I believe, when he sets himself something he will achieve it so you...
    on Dec 16, 2007 By: Fabio Capello Source: BBC Sport

  2. "They've very contrasting buildings in some ways, and they have certain things in common. They're both buildings that look back as much as forward," said Paul Goldberger, the architecture critic for The New Yorker. "Yankee Stadium is somewhat...
    on Apr 1, 2009 By: Paul Goldberger Source: Washington Post

  3. "I wouldn't say I've done things the hard way because there are all kinds of routes a person can take in football management that throw up contrasting challenges," Hodgson told LFC Weekly magazine. "It would be disrespectful to other managers...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Roy Hodgson Source: Goal.com

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