uniquepov (uniquepov) wrote in 1word1day,

Shakespearean Imagination

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It's Wednesday again, which means another installment of Shakespearean Imagination!

Without further ado, I give you today’s word:

varied : var•ied ˈve(ə)rēd/ (adjective) (verb):

- incorporating a number of different types or elements; showing variation or variety

- differed in size, amount, degree, or nature from something else of the same general class
- changed from one condition, form, or state to another
- introduced modifications or changes into (something) so as to make it different or less uniform

Synonyms as an adjective: diverse – assorted – miscellaneous – mixed – sundry – heterogenous
Synonyms as a verb: differed – fluctuated – changed – altered – shifted – modified – adjusted

First seen (as an adjective) in Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus (written 1593- 1594). The full text of the play may be found here.
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