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synonyms for counterpoint

  • antithesis
  • contradiction
  • contradistinction
  • differentiation
  • disagreement
  • inverse
  • oppositeness
  • opposition
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antonyms for counterpoint

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  • agreement
  • harmony
  • peace
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How to use counterpoint in a sentence

Erivo’s exquisite control came across as a sublime counterpoint to the world swirling around her.
WOLF TRAP CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF ARTS IN THE WILD — SO WHAT’S ANOTHER RAINSTORM?MICHAEL ANDOR BRODEURJULY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He is a great counterpoint to the emotional connection players formed with Wrex in the previous game, and his lovable goofiness makes it difficult for players to decide where they land on the Genophage.
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Counts’s teacher, Katie Davis, had framed the discussion that day as a lesson in persuasive writing, urging students to provide evidence and counterpoints to Swink’s argument.
TENSIONS IN THE U.S. CATHOLIC CHURCH OVER ABORTION, RACE AND POLITICS COME TO A HEAD IN A MARYLAND CLASSROOMBRITTANY MAYESMAY 28, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As a counterpoint, he highlights the early microchip industry, where would-be rivals cross-licensed their patents and then got to work actually making things, to everyone’s benefit.
THE FIERCE SCIENTIFIC RIVALRY OVER A POWERFUL GENE-EDITING TECHNOLOGYSAM KEANMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The mystery of his perspective acts as a counterpoint to the melodrama, and makes the coincidence feels lived-in.
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If liberal Hollywood is notorious for pushing a progressive agenda, country has historically been its counterpoint—a safe haven for traditional “family values.”
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'Vaccination does not solve all the problems'On the Eastern Shore of Maryland, the public schools in Talbot County offer an unusual counterpoint to the some of the vaccine drama.
TEACHERS ARE MOVING TO THE FRONT OF THE VACCINE LINE — BUT THAT DOESN’T MEAN ALL SCHOOLS WILL REOPEN RIGHT AWAYHANNAH NATANSON, DONNA ST. GEORGE, PERRY STEINJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As a valuable counterpoint, Brad Geddes shared a great example of a reason RSAs could underperform for some advertisers.
RSAS VS ETAS, HOW, WHEN, AND WHY PPC EXPERTS USE THEMFREDERICK VALLAEYSDECEMBER 14, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
Both Fontana and Sowinski say that he went through a complete course of counterpoint and composition.
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The warring counterpoint of the two orchestras only added to the lawless excitement of the throng.
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