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difference

noun adverseness, antipathy, antithesis, asymmetry, atypicality, breach, change, clash of temperament, clashing, conflict of opinion, contradiction, contradistinction, contraposition, contrariety, contrariness, contrast, controversy, counterpoint, departure, departure from, deviation, differentiation, disaccord, disagreement, disconnection, discontinuity, discord, discordance, discrepancy, discrepantia, discrimination, disequilibrium, disharmony, disjunction, disparity, disproportion, dissension, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, dissonance, distinction, distinctness, distortion, divergence, diverseness, diversity, failure to agree, heterogeneity, imparity, inaccordance, incommensurability, incongruity, incongruousness, inconsistency, individuality, inequality, inharmoniousness, inharmony, irreconcilability, irrelation, lack of connection, lack of resemblance, misunderstanding, multifariousness, mutual exclusiveness, nonconformity, nonuniformity, nuance, oppositeness, opposition, schism, separateness, state of being different, unconformity, unequalness, uniqueness, unlikeness, unrelatedness, variance, variation, variegation, variety
Associated concepts: difference in degree, difference in kind, difference in the nature and elements of a crime, difference in value, difference of opinion, settling of differences
See also: argument, conflict, contention, contradistinction, deviation, disaccord, disagreement, disapproval, discord, discrepancy, disparity, dispute, dissidence, diversification, estrangement, feud, fight, identity, impugnation, incongruity, inconsistency, individuality, inequality, nonconformity, nuance, objection, opposition, rift, schism, split, variance

DIFFERENCE. A dispute, contest, disagreement, quarrel.

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I think he's definitely made a difference for us this year,'' said JetHawks outfielder Harvey Hargrove, who has been with the JetHawks for two full seasons and has seen his team develop a winning attitude this year.