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variance
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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Definition
difference
The exact meaning of variance is subject to its context. For example:
  • "There is a huge variance in how people respond to the medication." — difference
  • "50% of the variance is explained by genetics." — amount of difference
  • "Her speech was at variance with her actions." — different than
  • "Her speech was at variance from others." — different from
  • "Their main points of variance..." — difference
  • "There is little variance in quality." — difference between similar things
  • But we must betray Hepzibah's secret, and confess that the native timorousness of her character even now developed itself in a quick tremor, which, to her own perception, set each of her joints at variance with its fellows.
    Chapter 8 — The Pyncheon of To-day (72% in)

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