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synonyms for juxtaposition

  • abutment
  • contact
  • nearness
  • proximity
  • touching
See also synonyms for: juxtapositional

antonyms for juxtaposition

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  • distance
  • remoteness
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How to use juxtaposition in a sentence

The juxtaposition of the cube’s probable origins to its more recent fate is not lost on Schwantes.
INSIGHTS INTO THE NAZIS’ FAILED NUCLEAR PROGRAM MAY LIE WITHIN THIS 2-INCH-TALL URANIUM CUBECAROLINE ANDERSAUGUST 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In particular, Lorde excelled in exploiting the juxtaposition between the major root and the minor sixth chord on songs like “Supercut” and “Perfect Places,” creating a sour-sweet effect aligning with her lyrical mood shifts and expansive vision.
WHY LORDE’S SOLAR POWER IS A POP ODDITYANDREW R. CHOWAUGUST 23, 2021TIME
To make that point, they presented a series of juxtapositions that seemed almost too perfect in their brazen hypocrisy.
‘DAILY SHOW’ EXPOSES FOX NEWS HYPOCRISY ON IMMIGRANTS AND COVIDMATT WILSTEINJULY 30, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
So much of the show and the book are about juxtaposition—two different subjects who you would never imagine being put in the same room, but they really work together.
SPENT THE LAST YEAR IN SWEATPANTS? THE CREATOR BEHIND A NEW NETFLIX SHOW HAS SOME IDEAS ABOUT WHERE OUR CLOTHES GO FROM HEREANNABEL GUTTERMANAPRIL 1, 2021TIME
When judging the contest, I gravitated toward entries that were not just ingenious juxtapositions of words -- someone sent in an uncannily accurate total paraphrase of Macbeth’s “sound and fury” soliloquy -- but were also funny.
STYLE CONVERSATIONAL WEEK 1425: SKETCHY SITUATIONS WITH BOB STAAKEPAT MYERSFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That delightful juxtaposition of thoughts — reverence mixed with a sense of both danger and responsibility — is how democratic states survive.
THE DANGER OF RIGHT-WING MOBS IS REAL. FENCING AT THE U.S. CAPITOL WON’T HELP.PHILIP KENNICOTTFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was this juxtaposition that fueled Stamaty’s process, specifically his interest in becoming a commercial artist while a student at the tony Cooper Union, where fine art was king.
THE UNBEARABLE GREATNESS OF COMIC KING MARK ALAN STAMATYEUGENE ROBINSONNOVEMBER 4, 2020OZY
The juxtaposition of this section of the blog to that which discusses Google’s quality raters would seem to imply that the input from the raters’ is a substantial part of this process.
DID GOOGLE JUST HINT AT AN AUTHORITY PROFILE?MORDY OBERSTEINSEPTEMBER 21, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
To any one thoroughly familiar with the Arthurian romances, the juxtaposition of these three names is extremely significant.
THE THREE DAYS' TOURNAMENTJESSIE L. WESTON
In the juxtaposition of Samuel Meredith's features this quality was so strong that it influenced his entire life.
FLAPPERS AND PHILOSOPHERSF. SCOTT FITZGERALD
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WORDS RELATED TO JUXTAPOSITION

  • bond
  • combination
  • concomitance
  • concordance
  • connotation
  • correlation
  • identification
  • impression
  • joining
  • juxtaposition
  • linkage
  • linking
  • lumping together
  • mixing
  • mixture
  • pairing
  • recollection
  • relation
  • remembrance
  • tie
  • train of thought
  • union
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