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Words of the Day — May 8, 2012

May 8, 2012 - Scott Viau
Juxtapose — JUCKS-tah-POSE — place side by side, collocate endemic — en-DEM-ik — a kind of disease regularly found among particular people or in a certain area

Example: "An article in The Week magazine states that 'The sad fact is that wherever you have great tourist destinations juxtaposed with endemic poverty, you're going to get rampant prostitution.'"

 
 
 

 

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