Word of the Day: Juxtapose


jux-ta-pose /  jŭk-stə-pōz


1.  to place side by side or close together, particularly in order to compare or contrast

Thus it happened that in Eustacia’s brain were juxtaposed the strangest assortment of ideas, from old time and from new.

From “Return of the Native” by Thomas Hardy, 1840 – 1928