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Definition varied (having variety amongst things of the same kind) — especially with regard to ideas or members of a population group
  • The college wants a diverse student body.
diverse = varied — in this case consisting of a population of different kinds of people — such as different ethnic groups and genders
  • She is a person of diverse talents.
  • diverse = varied (having variety with differences)
  • It is a diverse ecosystem with over a hundred species.
  • The committee was formed with a diverse membership representative of the population at large.
  • in less than a decade, little Clarkston, Georgia, became one of the most diverse communities in the country.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • diverse = varied
  • The guys who traveled from Bahrain with me were remarkably diverse, even by SEAL standards.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • diverse = varied (having variety with differences)
  • 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
  • diverse = varied (having variety with differences)
  • Then I would go into the attempt of the late medieval commentary to reconcile the diverse explanations of the commentaries.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • diverse = varied (having variety with differences)
  • 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
  • diverse = unfocused (varied)
  • 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
  • diverse = varied
  • 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
  • diverse = varied (having variety with differences)
  • There as they sounded diverse instruments,
    Geoffrey Chaucer  --  The Canterbury Tales
  • diverse = varied (having variety with differences)
  • It was a larger group than I'd been accustomed to hanging out with, and a more diverse crowd.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • diverse = varied (made up of different kinds of people)
  • made out of a thousand diverse contributions
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • diverse = varied (having variety with differences)
  • How weird it was that so many bits and pieces, all diverse, could make something whole.
    Sarah Dessen  --  The Truth About Forever
  • diverse = varied (having variety with differences)
  • A medium sized, two windowed room was filled with the most diverse crowd of people
    Franz Kafka  --  The Trial
  • diverse = varied (having variety with differences)
  • Africa has parasites so particular and diverse as to occupy every niche of the body:
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • diverse = varied (having variety with differences)
  • Most of us don't have particularly broad and diverse groups of friends.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • diverse = varied (having variety with differences)
  • 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
  • diverse = varied (having variety with differences)
  • 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
diverse = varied (different)

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