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juxtapose

verb

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formal to place (different things) together in order to create an interesting effect or to show how they are the same or different
  • The new museum display juxtaposes modern art with classical art.

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The first known use of juxtapose was in 1851

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“Juxtapose.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/juxtapose. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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