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  • Many things, even disparate things, are reminding me of Taylor.†   (source)
  • The extract from Henrietta's medical record in chapter 1 is a summary of many disparate notations.†   (source)
  • All kinds of disparate drives and desires enact themselves during the dancing and dinner, and hostilities and alliances are revealed.†   (source)
  • I combined a thousand disparate elements into one unified system.†   (source)
  • They are clearly from disparate social classes.†   (source)
  • Being able to think about two disparate things at once, aside from being wonderfully efficient, was roughly akin to being able to sing harmony with yourself.†   (source)
  • The real reason was that after Fermina Daza rejected him, when he contracted the fever of many disparate loves in his effort to replace her, it was in the lighthouse and nowhere else that he lived his happiest hours and found the best consolation for his misfortunes.†   (source)
  • During this minute the family was also visible in the camera feeds of various tourists' selfie-taking mobile phones, and they seemed to be not so much a cohesive unit but rather four disparate individuals, each behaving in a different way, the mother repeatedly making eye contact with the women she passed and then immediately glancing down, the father patting his pockets and the underside of his backpack as though checking for tears or leaks, the daughter staring at skydivers who were…†   (source)
  • Aye, it was at my request you assumed command of our disparate forces.†   (source)
  • Without thought, I translate the disparate beats into the message they are meant to convey.†   (source)
  • It was a moment when all the disparate shards of his life seemed to knit themselves together, every past sadness and disappointment, every anxious secret and uncertainty hidden now beneath the soft white layers.†   (source)
  • The Our Lady team wore blue scrubs, while the Boston General crew wore white, and just to be certain, the former had a big D (for "donor") marked on their hats and scrub shirts with a black marker, whereas the latter had an R. The adrenaline flow kept these disparate teams in good spirits; one Bronx wag even suggested to his Dorchester counterpart that they could call the teams Crackers and Homeboys.†   (source)
  • That so many disparate qualities could exist in one person was of never-ending fascination to him.†   (source)
  • He and Michelle had spent afternoons strolling places as disparate as Rodeo Drive and City Walk, checking out the "two-footed entertainment," but he had not been interested in other people for the past year, interested only in himself and his pain.†   (source)
  • After a light breakfast and a night of restless sleep, Booth walks the streets of Washington, his mind filled with the disparate strands of an unfinished plan.†   (source)
  • Below, the cypresses looked dusty and disparate, like so many display pieces, badly grouped.†   (source)
  • "That is, it was my father's belief that society is made up of disparate parts, if you know what I mean--elements, different groups, so to speak--and that they did not have any one single end.†   (source)
  • Too cheap, bewilderingly massed together, the summerlike, winterlike, springlike flowers tied up in bunches made him glance disparately at the old man marking down the price on a jug of tulips, and at three turbaned Hindus who bought nothing but in calm turn smelled the bouquets until they stood there' with all their six eyes closed, translated into still another world.†   (source)
  • On the surface they will be disparate in character and position   (source)
  • weld their disparate personalities into a cohesive fighting unit.   (source)
    disparate = very different (kinds of)
  • What about the president's claim that bringing all these disparate agencies under one roof will end duplication?   (source)
  • Although they had disparate interests, they united under a common banner.
  • such disparate attractions as grand opera and game fishing
  • Unfortunately, the assortment seemed so disparate that he could not even imagine where to begin.†   (source)
  • The two disparate men of Medusa sat on the ground.†   (source)
  • The Agency was currently running a new piece of "collaborative integration" software designed to provide real-time alerts to disparate CIA departments when they happened to be processing related data fields.†   (source)
  • Thomas Hardy, whose poor heroine in Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1891) provides table fare for the disparate hungers of the men in her life.†   (source)
  • He was accustomed to symbolic progressions that made some semblance of sense, but everything here—the pentacle, the text, the numbers—seemed disparate at the most fundamental level.†   (source)
  • "Timing aside," Solomon said, "I find it wondrous to note that throughout history, all of mankind's disparate philosophies have all concurred on one thing—that a great enlightenment is coming.†   (source)
  • Melencolia I consisted of a brooding figure with giant wings, seated in front of a stone building, surrounded by the most disparate and bizarre collection of objects imaginable—measuring scales, an emaciated dog, carpenter's tools, an hourglass, various geometric solids, a hanging bell, a putto, a blade, a ladder.†   (source)
  • Alan looked around the parking lot, finally seeing what should have been obvious: that there were an unusually large number of disparate peoples all driving in the same direction at the same time.†   (source)
  • THE HOSTILITY THE Fugees encountered, the deficiencies in their gear, their lack of support on the sidelines, seemed only to solidify the bonds among this otherwise disparate group of boys.†   (source)
  • The disparate experiences formed a chain of reasoning that was so outrageous and unlikely, it finally released the laugh imprisoned in her throat.†   (source)
  • Varaug was too powerful, and the spirits that resided within him too disparate, for Eragon to overwhelm and control, so Eragon sought to isolate the Shade.†   (source)
  • There was no way the individual fire brigades could contain the flaming streets and buildings in the disparate sectors of their compounds north of "France."†   (source)
  • Rushing Eragon forward, Rhunon had him transport the glowing brick of clay-covered steel to the anvil, where she seized a hammer and welded the disparate flakes of brightsteel into a cohesive whole.†   (source)
  • That night, Eragon's uncertainties burst forth in his waking dreams, which raged like a wounded bear through his mind, tearing disparate images from his memories and mixing them into such a clamor, he felt as if he were transported back into the confusion of the battle under Farthen Dur.†   (source)
  • Self-interest might have put these disparate souls into close proximity, but proximity bred human connections that, while occasionally complicated and certainly complex, were real and elastic, able to withstand the normal tensions that characterize all human relations without losing their shape.†   (source)
  • She liked the way the daily problems of the world seemed to recede once she took the field, the subtle psychological strategies one had to employ to get the best out of each player, and most of all the sense of satisfaction that came from forging something new out of disparate elements: an entity with its distinct identity, not a collection of individuals, but a new being, a team.†   (source)
  • Underneath, and, at the moment when I am most disparate, I am also integrated.†   (source)
  • Approaching, disparate, at relaxed walking pace...   (source)
    disparate = different
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