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The college wants a diverse student body.
  varied (different) — especially with regard to ideas or members of a population group
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  • The college wants a diverse student body.
  • She is a person of diverse talents.
  • It is a diverse ecosystem with over a hundred species.
  • The committee was formed with a diverse membership representative of the population at large.

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  • It was a larger group than I’d been accustomed to hanging out with, and a more diverse crowd.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • The guys who traveled from Bahrain with me were remarkably diverse, even by SEAL standards.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • You will know me well enough and soon enough, depending on a diverse range of variables.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • Africa has parasites so particular and diverse as to occupy every niche of the body:
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • The nonpartisan fellowship also gave me the chance to learn from the other fellows, an impressively diverse and talented group from all over the country.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • There as they sounded diverse instruments,
    Geoffrey Chaucer  --  The Canterbury Tales

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  • Maybe the food system should be diverse too.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore’s Dilemma
  • Then I would go into the attempt of the late medieval commentary to reconcile the diverse explanations of the commentaries.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • The consequences of our actions are always so complicated, so diverse, that predicting the future is a very difficult business indeed.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • In languages as diverse as Welsh, Arabic, Chinese, English and Hebrew, there is a reproducible correlation between the time required to pronounce numbers in a given language and the memory span of its speakers.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Most of us don’t have particularly broad and diverse groups of friends.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • This diverse education continued for six years, when his father refused to support him any longer, until he "found" himself.
    Toni Morrison  --  The Bluest Eye
  • As a result of its investigation, the NIH said that to qualify for funding, all proposals for research on human subjects had to be approved by review boards—independent bodies made up of professionals and laypeople of diverse races, classes, and backgrounds—to ensure that they met the NIH’s ethics requirements, including detailed informed consent.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Ultimately, Yale had to bend to accommodate new ways of thinking and learning from a more diverse student body.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • How weird it was that so many bits and pieces, all diverse, could make something whole.
    Sarah Dessen  --  The Truth About Forever
  • A medium sized, two windowed room was filled with the most diverse crowd of people
    Franz Kafka  --  The Trial
  • For over a decade, the name "Carlos" has been whispered in the back streets of such diverse cities as Paris, Teheran, Beirut, London, Cairo, and Amsterdam.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • made out of a thousand diverse contributions
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • Rowan Township boasted a more diverse population that included snobbish fauns, willowy dryads, mischievous lutins, and solemn dvergar with braided beards.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom
  • Private First Class Paul Berlin had been assigned ... to the single largest unit in Vietnam, the Americal Division, whose area of operations, I Corps, constituted the largest and most diverse sector in the war zone.
    Tim O’Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • in less than a decade, little Clarkston, Georgia, became one of the most diverse communities in the country.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • We believe that God endows men with diverse gifts, and that human life depends for its fullness on their employment and enjoyment, but we are afraid to explore this belief too deeply.
    Alan Paton  --  Cry, the Beloved Country
  • They are right in this much—that their own ingenuity is a faithful representative of that of the mass; but when the cunning of the individual felon is diverse in character from their own, the felon foils them, of course.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Purloined Letter
  • While offering to the Lord the results of Mr. Cowper’s hallucination, or declaring it was Love that lifted her, Jean Louise shared the warmness that prevails among diverse individuals who find themselves in the same boat for one hour each week.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • "Over the next few weeks you’ll be involved in a program of diverse activities.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • Diverse.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • "The composition of the human species is infinitely more diverse than most humans suspect," she began.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • At his new trial, a racially diverse jury found him not guilty of murder, and he was freed.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • A diverse selection of flowering vines (to climb up the metal poles to the second story).
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • They  all spoke English when they talked to each other, or to the waiters, but the accents were as diverse as the gentlemen.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • So Piedmont, Sedgwick, and I would form a strangely diverse triad when we assembled to discuss the future of the Yamacraw School.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Prince Andrew was most favorably placed to secure good reception in the highest and most diverse Petersburg circles of the day.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • But then your tastes were always diverse.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • Of naked souls I saw many flocks, that were all weeping very miserably, and diverse law seemed imposed upon them.
    Dante Alighieri  --  Dante’s Inferno
  • The victims are racially diverse: Caucasians, African Americans, Hispanics and Asians.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • Don Quixote was about to reply to Sancho Panza, but he was prevented by a cart crossing the road full of the most diverse and strange personages and figures that could be imagined.
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • Right so Sir Tristram and Sir Palomides departed, and either took their ways diverse.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D’Arthur
  • He had even invented some, to which he had given fantastic names, and for whose manufacture he required diverse ingredients that it devolved upon Edna to procure for him.
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening
  • His meditations were of the most complex and diverse character.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • And as our society becomes ever more diverse, more and more people bring their own immigrant experience to the reading.
    Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston  --  Farewell to Manzanar
  • Modern women writers—as diverse as Anais Nin, Doris Lessing, Joyce Carol Oates, Iris Murdoch, and Edna O’Brien—ever since have investigated ways of writing about sex.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • By virtue of their size and diverse content, these files contain so many potential keywords that they suck in any search engine that comes anywhere near them.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • We try very hard to be culturally diverse in our approach.
    Sampon Davis, et. al.  --  We Beat the Street
  • But he quickly grew weary of the homogeneous population at the small, unworldly campus, and transferred to the more diverse University of South Dakota, in Vermillion, on a GI scholarship.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • He touched teeming cities of insects frantically scurrying about their business, lizards and snakes hidden among warm rocks, diverse species of songbirds, and numerous small mammals.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • The handful of sand looks uniform at first, but the longer we look at it the more diverse we find it to be.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
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Associated words [difficulty]:   diverse [3] , diversify [7] , diversity [2]
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