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juxtaposition

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Definition: (noun) The act of positioning close together (or side by side).
Synonyms: apposition, collocation.
Usage: The juxtaposition of the skyscraper and the brick townhouse had a curious effect, and from a distance the cozy home looked like a dollhouse.
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admixture

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Definition: (noun) An additional ingredient that is added by mixing with the base.
Synonyms: intermixture.
Usage: The flowers flourished in the new growing medium, a nutrient-rich soil comprised of equal parts sand and loam with an admixture of peat moss and cow manure.



disjunct

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Definition: (adjective) Marked by separation of or from usually contiguous elements.
Synonyms: isolated.
Usage: The islands were like little isolated worlds, as abruptly disjunct and unexpected as a palm-shaded well in the Sahara.