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 for Contrasting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Contrast \Con*trast"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Contrasted; p. pr.
     & vb. n. Contrasting.] [F. contraster, LL. contrastare to
     resist, withstand, fr. L. contra + stare to stand. See
     Stand.]
     To stand in opposition; to exhibit difference, unlikeness, or
     opposition of qualities.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The joints which divide the sandstone contrast finely
           with the divisional planes which separate the basalt
           into pillars.                            --Lyell.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  contrasting
      adj 1: strikingly different; tending to contrast; "contrasting
             (or contrastive) colors" [syn: contrasting,
             contrastive]

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