VCR Presentation: Lesson 1
Fill in the blank with the most appropriate word from Lesson 1.
A recent exhibition of seventeenth-century dutch painters ______________ portraits of a husband and wife whose likeness was hung in separate museums for more than one hundred years.
- Definition: tr.v. to place side by side
- Example: In the poem "Pied Beauty," Gerard Manley Hopkins juxtaposes contrasting words - "swift, slow; sweet, sour; adazzle, dim" - to illustrate the marvel of the world's diverse forms and textures.
Synonyms and Antonyms:
- bring near
- bring together
- Definition: n. two things placed close together for contrasting effect
to juxtapose contrasting colors
a. separate b. project c. alternate d. relocate e. join
One was the (1) existence side by side of an important working class and insensitive autocracy.
***Typically, juxtapose is used when contrasting items or when opposite items are brought together.