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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
verb tr.: To diversify, enliven, or to make more interesting, especially with colors.
From Latin variegare (to diversify with colors), from varius (various) + agere (to do). Earliest documented use: 1653.
“She was enchanting in an unstudied, guileless way. ... The eyes were very fancy indeed, the lids variegating in a rainbow from plum to lavender to mauve.”
Allene Arthur; Recalling the Tammy Faye Scoop; The Desert Sun (Palm Springs, California); Oct 21, 2007.
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