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 for Assorting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Assort \As*sort"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Assorted; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Assorting.] [F. assortir; ? (L. ad) + sortir to cast or
     draw lots, to obtain by lot, L. sortiri, fr. sors, sortis,
     lot. See Sort.]
     1. To separate and distribute into classes, as things of a
        like kind, nature, or quality, or which are suited to a
        like purpose; to classify; as, to assort goods.
  
     Note: [Rarely applied to persons.]
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                 They appear . . . no ways assorted to those with
                 whom they must associate.          --Burke.
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     2. To furnish with, or make up of, various sorts or a variety
        of goods; as, to assort a cargo.
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