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#167191 03/26/07 04:57 PM OP 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"
Last edited by dalehileman; 03/26/07 04:57 PM.
dalehileman #167192 03/26/07 05:56 PM varied is defiitely Type-1.
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Buffalo Shrdlu #167193 03/26/07 06:11 PM OP Originally Posted By: etaoinvaried is defiitely Type-1.
Obviously you and Laverne turn in more sophisticated circles than I. But of course that's ok
dalehileman #167194 03/26/07 07:14 PM 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.
DavidSteiner #167195 03/26/07 07:23 PM OP Anymore I don't use mine that often, partly because it's so heavy
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