Posted by: retarigan | October 4, 2015

Word Dictionary [041015]


Word of the day: juxtapose
Definition: v. place (things) side by side.
Synonyms: apposition
Etymology: F juxtaposer f. L juxta next: see POSE(1) (more…)

pronunciation: ˈdʒʌkstəpəuz

from Oxford: juxtapose

v.tr.
1 place (things) side by side.
2 (foll. by to, with) place (a thing) beside another.
Derivatives: juxtaposition n. juxtapositional adj.
Etymology: F juxtaposer f. L juxta next: see POSE(1)

from Wordnet: juxtapose

v : place side by side; “The fauvists juxtaposed strong colors”

Quote of the day: All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. by Walt Disney

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Margaret of Brabant

Birthday of the day: Margaret of Brabant; Margaret of Brabant (4 October 1276–14 December 1311, Genoa), was the daughter of John I, Duke of Brabant and Margaret of Flanders. She was the wife of Count Henry of Luxemburg and after his coronation in 1308, she became Queen of Germany.

Joke of the day: A pilot landed a plane with a rather bumpy landing. As part of his job he was required to stand by the terminal door and say goodbye to the passengers as they exited the airplane. He was afraid that someone might say something about his rather less than perfect landing, but everyone left without saying a word except for one passenger, an elderly lady, she slowly approached the pilot after most passengers had exited the plane and asked, ‘Did we land? Or were we shot down?’

Thought of the day: Time is a created thing. To say ‘I don’t have time,’ is like saying, ‘I don’t want to.

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