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Word: juxtapose

Definition: place side by side; CF. next


Sentences Containing 'juxtapose'

An article by Ximena Ortiz in the "National Interest Online" called Cohen's ability to do the job into question and attempted to juxtapose his previous statements on the Bush administration foreign policy with the resulting war in Iraq.
The smallest suite occupies an area of , the largest covers . Suites feature design details that juxtapose east and west. White columns show great influence.
They juxtapose humble elements with big gestures and make references to pop culture, to spiritual narratives and to some historical concepts.

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