Posted by: retarigan | May 4, 2016

Word Dictionary [040516]


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

Khajeh Abdollah Ansari

Khajeh Abdollah Ansari

Birthday of the day: Khajeh Abdollah Ansari; Abu Ismaïl Abdullah ibn Abi-Mansour Mohammad or Khajah Abdullah Ansari of Herat (1006-1088) (Persian: خواجه عبدالله انصاری) was a famous Persian Sufi who lived in the 11th century in Herat (then Khorasan, now a city of Afghanistan).

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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