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vary
used in Main Street

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Definition
to be different, or to change
  • No matter how much you vary, you can make a rough average for——
    Chapter 14 (58% in)
  • She thought of surprises, games, to vary the days.
    Chapter 15 (27% in)
  • The towns remain unvaried, yet the individual faces alter like classes in college.
    Chapter 20 (79% in)
  • She came home by the unvarying route.
    Chapter 24 (10% in)
  • ...to Sunday School and heard the teachers droning that the genealogy of Shamsherai was a valuable ethical problem for children to think about; when she experimented with Wednesday prayer-meeting and listened to store-keeping elders giving their unvarying weekly testimony in primitive erotic symbols and such gory Chaldean phrases as "washed in the blood of the lamb" and "a vengeful God"; when Mrs. Bogart boasted that through his boyhood she had made Cy confess nightly upon the basis of...
    Chapter 28 (16% in)

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