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

  Diverse \Di*verse"\, adv.
     In different directions; diversely.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Diverse \Di*verse"\, v. i.
     To turn aside. [Obs.]
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           The redcross knight diverst, but forth rode Britomart.
                                                    --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Diverse \Di"verse\ (?; 277), a. [The same word as divers. See
     Divers.]
     1. Different; unlike; dissimilar; distinct; separate.
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              The word . . . is used in a sense very diverse from
              its original import.                  --J. Edwards.
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              Our roads are diverse: farewell, love! said she.
                                                    --R. Browning.
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     2. Capable of various forms; multiform.
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              Eloquence is a great and diverse thing. --B. Jonson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  diverse
      adj 1: many and different; "tourist offices of divers
             nationalities"; "a person of diverse talents" [syn:
             divers(a), diverse]
      2: distinctly dissimilar or unlike; "celebrities as diverse as
         Bob Hope and Bob Dylan"; "animals as various as the jaguar
         and the cavy and the sloth" [syn: diverse, various]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  83 Moby Thesaurus words for "diverse":
     assorted, at odds, at variance, contradictory, contrary,
     contrasted, contrasting, contrastive, counter, departing,
     deviating, deviative, different, differentiated, differing,
     disaccordant, disagreeing, discordant, discrepant, discrete,
     discriminated, disjoined, disparate, dissimilar, dissonant,
     distant, distinct, distinctive, distinguished, divergent,
     diverging, divers, diversified, diversiform, hardly like,
     heterogeneous, in disagreement, inaccordant, incompatible,
     incongruous, inconsistent, inconsonant, inharmonious,
     irreconcilable, many, many and various, miscellaneous, mixed,
     motley, multifarious, multifold, multiform, multiplex, nonuniform,
     odd, of all sorts, off, offbeat, opposite, out, poles apart,
     poles asunder, scarcely like, separate, separated, several, sundry,
     unalike, unconformable, unequal, unidentical, unlike, unmatched,
     unresembling, unsame, unsimilar, variant, varied, variegated,
     various, varying, widely apart, worlds apart
  
  

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