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Word: juxtapose

Definition: place side by side; CF. next

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::: discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
::: chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
::: burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish
::: dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
::: daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
::: idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
::: dysentery - inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract
::: disseminate - distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)
::: actuary - someone who advises insurance companies
::: raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill