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an ti thuh suhs

  • n  exact opposite
    his theory is the antithesis of mine
  • n  the juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas to give a feeling of balance

  • The participants at the democracy forum were an antithesis of the earlier repressive and brutal era.
  • She was the antithesis of her predecessor; tough, combative and aggressive.
  • After a week spent assuring the country that he is the antithesis of his widely despised predecessor, the President made the same mistakes as Mr Davies.
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  • Padraig Harrington in SkySports
    We have zero in common, bar the fact that we both play golf,Harrington told The Guardian. "He is the antithesis of me, and I am the antithesis of him. We play the game in exactly the opposite way. He is destined to find the long game easy...
  • David Remnick in New York Times
    Steve was the antithesis of a business-school-minted android,Mr. Remnick said. "He had Groucho's big cigar and sly mustache, and he was pinstriped and dapper like one of Peter Arno's cartoon executives."
  • Armen Keteyian in
    You felt like you knew him because he was such the antithesis of so much of what sports broadcasting is today,Keteyian said. "He wasn't a screamer. He didn't make it about him."

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