### contrariety

noun. opposition

### contrast

noun. difference

- adverse
- antithesis
- comparison
- contradiction
- contradistinction
- contraposition
- contrariety
- converse
- differentiation
- disagreement
- disparity
- dissimilarity
- dissimilitude
- distinction
- divergence
- diversity
- foil
- heterogeneity
- incompatibility
- incongruousness
- inconsistency
- inequality
- inverse
- oppositeness
- opposition
- reverse
- unlikeness
- variance
- variation

### contrasts

noun. difference

- adverse
- antithesis
- comparison
- contradiction
- contradistinction
- contraposition
- contrariety
- converse
- differentiation
- disagreement
- disparity
- dissimilarity
- dissimilitude
- distinction
- divergence
- diversity
- foil
- heterogeneity
- incompatibility
- incongruousness
- inconsistency
- inequality
- inverse
- oppositeness
- opposition
- reverse
- unlikeness
- variance
- variation

### counterpoint

noun. contrast

### difference

noun. dissimilarity, distinctness

- aberration
- alteration
- anomaly
- antithesis
- asymmetry
- change
- characteristic
- contrariety
- contrariness
- contrast
- departure
- deviation
- digression
- discongruity
- discrepancy
- disparity
- dissemblance
- distinction
- divergence
- diversity
- exception
- heterogeneity
- idiosyncrasy
- inequality
- irregularity
- nonconformity
- opposition
- particularity
- peculiarity
- separateness
- separation
- singularity
- unconformity
- unlikeness
- unorthodoxness
- variance
- variation
- variety

### differences

noun. dissimilarity, distinctness

- aberration
- alteration
- anomaly
- antithesis
- asymmetry
- change
- characteristic
- contrariety
- contrariness
- contrast
- departure
- deviation
- digression
- discongruity
- discrepancy
- disparity
- dissemblance
- distinction
- divergence
- diversity
- exception
- heterogeneity
- idiosyncrasy
- inequality
- irregularity
- nonconformity
- opposition
- particularity
- peculiarity
- separateness
- separation
- singularity
- unconformity
- unlikeness
- unorthodoxness
- variance
- variation
- variety

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