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nonassemblage. dispersion

Roget category 73

1. Words expressing abstract relations
1.4. Order
›› 1.4.3. Collective order

#73. Nonassemblage. Dispersion

noun

dispersiondisjunction etc. 44divergence etc. 291aspersionscattering etc. v. — dissemination, diffusion, dissipation, distributionapportionment etc. 786spread, respersion, circumfusion, interspersion, spargefactionaffusion.
waifs and estrays, flotsam and jetsam, disjecta membra [Lat.], [Horace]; waveson.

verb

disperse, scatter, sow, broadcast, disseminate, diffuse, shed, spread, bestrew, overspread, dispense, disband, disembody, dismember, distributeapportion etc. 786blow off, let out, dispel, cast forth, draught offstrew, straw, strowtedspirtle, cast, sprinkleissue, deal out, retail, utterresperse, intersperseset abroach, circumfuse.
turn adrift, cast adriftscatter to the windsspread like wildfire, disperse themselves.

adjective

unassembled etc. (assemble) etc. 72dispersed etc. v. — sparse, dispread, broadcast, sporadic, widespreadepidemic etc. (general) 78adrift, straydisheveled, streaming.

adverb

sparsim, here and there, passim.



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