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unspecified meaning
  • Meanwhile the indefiniteness remains, and the limits of variation are really much wider than any one would imagine from the sameness of women’s coiffure and the favorite love-stories in prose and verse.
  • After dinner, when Celia was playing an "air, with variations," a small kind of tinkling which symbolized the aesthetic part of the young ladies’ education, Dorothea went up to her room to answer Mr. Casaubon’s letter.

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as in: a variation on a theme Define
something that is different than others of its type (synonyms could include: adaptation, version, alternate form)
as in: a 60% variation Define
difference -- typically between things of the same type, or within a limited range
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