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used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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varied (having variety amongst things of the same kind) — especially with regard to ideas or members of a population group
  • Of course, Grandmother would have complained bitterly about the party revelers—and about such a "sundry" guest list, given the diverse personalities and social stations of a typical Dan Needham cast; but Grandmother would, at least, have been occupied.
    p. 238.2
  • If, at Gravesend Academy, The Voice had persuaded the majority of the faculty that his eccentricities and peculiarities were not only his individual rights but were inseparable from his generally acknowledged brilliance, the more diverse but also more specialized faculty at the University of New Hampshire were not interested in "the whole boy," not at all; they were not even a community, the university faculty, and they shared no general opinion that Owen Meany was brilliant, they...
    p. 439.9

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