All 3 Uses of
The Witch of Blackbird Pond
- The dense brown forest on either side never seemed to vary, and ahead there was only a new bend in the river to tantalize her.†
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- A varied lot they were.†
- It was incredible that every day should be the same, varied only in the work that filled every hour from sunrise to dark.†
(vary) to be different, or to changeeditor's notes: Vary is often used to describe small differences or changes--especially about things of the same type. It would be more common to say "The weight of full-grown elephants varies depending upon diet and other factors," than to say "The weight of elephants varies from that of mice."