Contrast Clues are words or phrases that provide
the opposite meaning of an unknown word, thus hinting to the true
meaning of that word. When this type of clue is used, the reader
realizes that the word must mean the opposite of the contrast clue used
by the writer.
Rosie and Tyrone thought they were being discreet when they saw each other outside of the workplace; however the entire office knew that they were secretly dating.
For now our weekend trip is tentative, unless of
course, the airline calls to confirm our flight.