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Mnemonic Tip to Learn Juxtapose

Remember this word through the part ‘pose’ in juxtapose. Pose means posing or positioning things side by side.

The verb juxtapose requires contrasting things placed next to one other. Juxtapose is used often when referring to contrasting elements in the arts.

Pronunciation: juhk-stuh-pohz

Meaning of Juxtapose

1. to place two things side by side, especially for comparison

Sentence Examples for Juxtapose:

1. The music juxtaposed the instrumentation of jazz with the harmonies of soul.
2. The collage juxtaposed pictures of Jane while she was growing up and as an adult.
3. The American flag has the stripes juxtaposed alongside a sea of stars.

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