Smiley, by contrast, knew exactly what mistakes he was making as he committed and concealed them.
While Hayek, by contrast, is more slippery and much less helpful when it comes to determining what government should actually do.
But conservatives such as Sherk draw a contrast with non-government employees.
The Sarah Palin Channel, by contrast, had a barely measurable 36,000 visitors in September, according to Quantcast.
Schieffer, by contrast, was more magnanimous and respectful.
The contrast is, in its way, refreshing as well as instructive.
You are judging us with yourself as a basis of contrast, I fancy!
His love so glorified her that by contrast he was commoner than commonest clay.
The masses were superior in the sincerity and truthfulness of their mores by the contrast.
They could judge, by contrast, of the abasing influences of slavery.
1690s, from French contraster (Old French contrester), modified by or from Italian contrastare "stand out against, strive, contend," from Vulgar Latin *contrastare "to withstand," from Latin contra "against" (see contra) + stare "to stand," from PIE root *sta- "to stand" (see stet).
Middle English had contrest "to fight against, to withstand," which became extinct. Modern word re-introduced as an art term. Related: Contrasted; contrasting; contrastive.
1711, from contrast (v.).