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divergence

Roget category 291

2. Words relating to space
2.4. Motion
›› 2.4.4. Motion with reference to direction

#291. [Motion further off.] Divergence

noun

divergence, divergencydivarication, ramification, forkingradiationseparation etc. (disjunction) 44dispersion etc. 73deviation etc. 279aberration.

verb

diverge, divaricate, radiate ramifybranch off, glance off, file offfly off, fly off at a tangentspread, scatter, disperse etc. 73deviate etc. 279part etc. (separate) 44.

adjective

diverging etc. v. — divergent, radiant, centrifugalaberrant.



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