Posted by: retarigan | January 4, 2016

Word Dictionary [040116]


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

Amadeus VI of Savoy

Amadeus VI of Savoy

Birthday of the day: Amadeus VI of Savoy; Amadeus VI (January 4, 1334, Chambéry – March 1, 1383), surnamed the Green Count (Italian: Il Conte Verde) was Count of Savoy from 1343 to 1383. He was the eldest son of Aimone, Count of Savoy and Yolande of Montferrat.

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?’

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