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juxtaposition
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

2 uses
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Definition
the act of positioning dissimilar things side-x-side (usually to contrast)
  • When they were together the Jacobean and the Victorian ages were juxtaposed.
    1 — The Maiden (24% in)
  • From this day she forced herself to take pains to avoid him—never allowing herself, as formerly, to remain long in his company, even if their juxtaposition were purely accidental.
    3 — The Rally (78% in)

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