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assortment
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

3 uses
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Definition
a collection containing a variety of a sort of a thing
  • The walls of the room were festooned with hanging cartridge belts and an assortment of fatigues and unmatching parts of uniforms.
    p. 610.2
  • Clustered in their own groups, according to age or marriage or divorce or degree of pregnancy, most of the women were inside the sweltering house, where the ovenlike temperature appeared to have wilted them, like the limp raw vegetables that were plunked in assorted bowls alongside the assorted "dips" that were now in their third day of exposure to this fetid air.
    p. 607.1
  • Clustered in their own groups, according to age or marriage or divorce or degree of pregnancy, most of the women were inside the sweltering house, where the ovenlike temperature appeared to have wilted them, like the limp raw vegetables that were plunked in assorted bowls alongside the assorted "dips" that were now in their third day of exposure to this fetid air.
    p. 607.2

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