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  • adj. Desiring different things.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Desiring different things.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Desiring strife.


Latin diversus diverse + volens, -entis, present participle of velle to wish. (Wiktionary)


  • Your diversivolent lawyer, mark him! knaves turn informers, as maggots turn to flies, you may catch gudgeons with either.

    The White Devil

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