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Word: antithesis

Definition: contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical


Sentences Containing 'antithesis'

``This philosophic reflection,''thought he,``will make a great sensation at M. de Saint Meran's;''and he arranged mentally, while Dantes awaited further questions, the antithesis by which orators often create a reputation for eloquence.

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