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 Meanings and Examples of JUXTAPOSITION
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juxtaposition
 n.  act of positioning close together; side-by-side position
Classic Sentence:
1  The principal building, taken in its entirety, was a juxtaposition of hybrid constructions which, viewed from a bird's-eye view, outlined, with considerable exactness, a gibbet laid flat on the ground.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VIII—POST CORDA LAPIDES
2  Moreover, at the age of ninety-six, no bond is any longer possible, all is merely juxtaposition; a newcomer is in the way.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER II—ANOTHER STEP BACKWARDS
3  The juxtaposition of these two remarks was startling.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 4
Example Sentence:
1  It is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors.
2  This juxtaposition of brutal reality and lyrical beauty runs through Park's stories.