A Word A Day : Juxtapose

Word of 17th May 2007: A Word A Day-Juxtapose


( Verb )

Juxtapose (JUK stuh POSE): to place side by side

Comedy and tragedy were juxtaposed in the play which was alternately funny and sad.

Juxtaposing the genuine painting and the counterfeit made it much easier to tell which was which.

The final examination requires students to juxtapose two unrelated works of fiction.

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