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#167191 03/26/07 04:57 PM
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A Type-3 for which the Visual Thesaurus gives only one synonym, "varied," though I would have included "diverse"

Laverne and I disagree on "varied," which I would place at 2 while she at 1. For instance, in my 76 years I don't believe I've ever heard it in everyday conversation, as "They had varied reactions to his suggestion." More likely in this usage you'd find the Type-1 "different" or even "various"




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varied is defiitely Type-1.


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Originally Posted By: etaoin
varied is defiitely Type-1.


Obviously you and Laverne turn in more sophisticated circles than I. But of course that's ok


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dalehileman #167194 03/26/07 07:14 PM
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I am so glad to find that I'm not alone in getting lost in my Random House unabridged. It happens nearly every time and often I become so distracted I can't remember what I was looking for in the first place. It's really embarrassing.

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Anymore I don't use mine that often, partly because it's so heavy


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