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Sample sentences for the GRE study word antithesis

antithesis can be used as a noun

1.The Corsican became the antithesis of the Bearnese. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
2.another is to bring out the antithesis between 'head' and 'hand.. - from Beowulf by
3.Let it at once be noted that in this first kind of morality the antithesis "good" and "bad" means practically the same as "noble" and "despicable",--the antithesis "good" and "EVIL" is of a different origin. - from Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
4.Here is the seat of the origin of the famous antithesis "good" and "evil"--power and dangerousness are assumed to reside in the evil, a certain dreadfulness, subtlety, and strength, which do not admit of being despised. - from Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
5.Steele was in almost every respect the antithesis of his friend and fellow-worker,--a rollicking, good-hearted, emotional, lovable Irishman. - from English Literature by William J. Long
6.if my hurt contents me but evidently the antithesis is lost which Petrarch intended when, after "s'a mia voglia ardo," he wrote "s'a mal mio grado. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
7.de Saint-Meran's" and he arranged mentally, while Dantes awaited further questions, the antithesis by which orators often create a reputation for eloquence. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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