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"The Alfar's Lament" is the early dawn, and is in apposition to "early morn," in the following line.

Moreover, the difference is not absolute; there are intermediary stages between apposition and intussusception.

The raw areas are brought into apposition with fine sutures.

He is thrown into too humbling an apposition with the author of Hamlet.

In apposition with some other nominative word, adding to the meaning of that word: "The reaper Death with his sickle keen."


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On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to apposition, such as: coherence, cohesion, compatibility, fitness, harmony, and stability.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.