verb (used with object), jux·ta·posed, jux·ta·pos·ing.
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While his 2007 study of Frederick Douglass and Lincoln, “The Radical and the Republican,” juxtaposed Douglass the crusading reformer with Lincoln the cautious politician, this volume foregrounds the commonalities between the two men.Working to end slavery, Lincoln found power — and limits — in the Constitution|Elizabeth R. Varon|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
Most of Mougne’s pieces are made of metal and juxtapose sturdiness and delicacy.In the galleries: Immersive exhibit explores a wonderland in blue|Mark Jenkins|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
In one video, Colorado State University atmospheric scientist Melissa Burt narrates a montage of images of her 4-year-old daughter Mia, juxtaposed with footage of a hurricane.Women scientists focus on a secret weapon to fight climate change: Moms|Sarah Kaplan|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
In her Blacksburg home, the designer upholstered a chair in the fabric and juxtaposed it with an animal-print wool rug and two sofas covered in a medium-scale geometric pattern.How to incorporate 7 popular patterns in your home, according to experts|Marissa Hermanson|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
Gardeners do this for the lingering ornamental effect of seed heads and stems, and to provide insect shelter, but this winter, the look provides the odd sensation of juxtaposing last year’s growth cycles with unseasonable new growth.Climate change has altered the winter season and the gardener’s sense of it|Adrian Higgins|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
The premiere attempts to juxtapose the good and the bad of heterosexual male online daters.Bravo’s ‘Online Dating Rituals’ Reveals American Males Are Creepy and Want Sex|Emily Shire|March 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We need to confront the relentless desire for more and juxtapose to that the world as it is.
Associated words: apposition, juxtaposition, juxtapose, juxtaposit.Putnam's Word Book|Louis A. Flemming