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uniform
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Bleak House
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  • On the speckled side of his face he has no eyebrow, and on the other side he has a bushy black one, which want of uniformity gives him a very singular and rather sinister appearance.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was a large prison with many courts and passages so like one another and so uniformly paved that I seemed to gain a new comprehension, as I passed along, of the fondness that solitary prisoners, shut up among the same staring walls from year to year, have had—as I have read—for a weed or a stray blade of grass.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • A diverse committee will provide a better solution than one that is uniform.

  • a street of uniform tall white buildings

  • The gravitational pull between the moon and the Earth is not uniform.

  • The uniformity did not surprise Eddie.
    Mitch Albom  --  The Five People You Meet in Heaven

  • I tried to make out whether they were members of the family or what; but they were all uniformly classical.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  A Farewell to Arms

  • They [the rats] had devoured, in spite of all my efforts to prevent them, all but a small remnant of the contents of the dish. I had fallen into an habitual see-saw, or wave of the hand about the platter: and, at length, the unconscious uniformity of the movement deprived it of effect.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Pit and the Pendulum
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