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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diverse  \Di"verse\  (?;  277),  a.  [The  same  word  as  divers.  See 
  {Divers}.] 
  1.  Different;  unlike;  dissimilar;  distinct;  separate. 
 
  The  word  .  .  .  is  used  in  a  sense  very  diverse  from 
  its  original  import.  --J.  Edwards. 
 
  Our  roads  are  diverse:  farewell,  love!  said  she 
  --R.  Browning. 
 
  2.  Capable  of  various  forms;  multiform. 
 
  Eloquence  is  a  great  and  diverse  thing  --B.  Jonson 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diverse  \Di*verse"\,  adv 
  In  different  directions;  diversely. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diverse  \Di*verse"\,  v.  i. 
  To  turn  aside.  [Obs.] 
 
  The  redcross  knight  diverst,  but  forth  rode  Britomart 
  --Spenser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  diverse 
  adj  1:  many  and  different;  "tourist  offices  of  divers 
  nationalities";  "a  person  of  diverse  talents"  [syn:  {divers(a)}] 
  2:  distinctly  dissimilar  or  unlike;  "diverse  parts  of  the 
  country";  "celebrities  as  diverse  as  Bob  Hope  and  Bob 
  Dylan";  "animals  as  various  as  the  jaguar  and  the  cavy  and 
  the  sloth"  [syn:  {various}] 




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