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variation
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Flowers for Algernon
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  • …far more than necessary—even for a neurosurgeon. i was shocked to learn that the only ancient languages he could read were latin, greek, and hebrew, and that he knows almost nothing of mathematics beyond the elementary levels of the calculus of variations. when he admitted this to me, i found myself almost annoyed. it was as if he’d hidden this part of himself in order to deceive me, pretending" as do many people i’ve discovered"to be what he is not. no one i’ve ever known is what he…

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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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