Variety+of+sorts

  • 1 Variety — Va*ri e*ty, n.; pl. {Varieties}. [L. varietas: cf. F. vari[ e]t[ e]. See {Various}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality or state of being various; intermixture or succession of different things; diversity; multifariousness. [1913 Webster] Variety is… …

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  • 2 Variety hybrid — Variety Va*ri e*ty, n.; pl. {Varieties}. [L. varietas: cf. F. vari[ e]t[ e]. See {Various}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality or state of being various; intermixture or succession of different things; diversity; multifariousness. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 3 variety is the spice of life —    This expression means that life is more interesting when you try to do different things.     Since they retired, my parents have been trying out all sorts of new activities. Variety is the spice of life! …

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  • 4 Geographical variety — Variety Va*ri e*ty, n.; pl. {Varieties}. [L. varietas: cf. F. vari[ e]t[ e]. See {Various}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality or state of being various; intermixture or succession of different things; diversity; multifariousness. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 5 all sorts of — see all kinds of above * * * all sorts of : a large number or variety of (things or people) : ↑many The movie appeals to all sorts of people. They ve been having all sorts of problems. [=they ve been having a lot of problems] • • • Main Entry:… …

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  • 6 International variety — The international variety Pinot noir growing in Moldova An International variety is a grape variety that is widely planted in most of the major wine producing regions and has widespread appeal and consumer recognition. These are grapes that are… …

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  • 7 Coquelicot Asleep in the Poppies: A Variety of Whimsical Verse — Studio album by Of Montreal Released April 23, 2001 …

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  • 8 Out of sorts — Out Out (out), adv. [OE. out, ut, oute, ute, AS. [=u]t, and [=u]te, [=u]tan, fr. [=u]t; akin to D. uit, OS. [=u]t, G. aus, OHG. [=u]z, Icel. [=u]t, Sw. ut, Dan. ud, Goth. ut, Skr. ud. [root]198. Cf. {About}, {But}, prep., {Carouse}, {Utter}, a.]… …

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  • 9 Assortment — As*sort ment ( ment), n. [Cf. F. assortiment.] 1. Act of assorting, or distributing into sorts, kinds, or classes. [1913 Webster] 2. A collection or quantity of things distributed into kinds or sorts; a number of things assorted. [1913 Webster] 3 …

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  • 10 various — var•i•ous [[t]ˈvɛər i əs[/t]] adj. 1) of different kinds, as two or more things: various cheeses for sale[/ex] 2) exhibiting diversity: houses of various designs[/ex] 3) different from each other; dissimilar 4) several; many: stayed at various… …

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  • 11 mixed bag — noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things a great assortment of cars was on display he had a variety of disorders a veritable smorgasbord of religions • Syn: ↑assortment, ↑mixture, ↑miscellany, ↑miscellanea, ↑ …

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  • 12 potpourri — noun 1. a collection containing a variety of sorts of things (Freq. 1) a great assortment of cars was on display he had a variety of disorders a veritable smorgasbord of religions • Syn: ↑assortment, ↑mixture, ↑mi …

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  • 13 assortment — n. 1. Assorting, arranging, allotment, distribution, arrangement. 2. Class, group, set, batch, lot, parcel, stock, store, collection, pack, package. 3. Variety of sorts, many kinds …

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  • 14 Varieties — Variety Va*ri e*ty, n.; pl. {Varieties}. [L. varietas: cf. F. vari[ e]t[ e]. See {Various}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality or state of being various; intermixture or succession of different things; diversity; multifariousness. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 15 evolution — evolutional, adj. evolutionally, adv. /ev euh looh sheuhn/ or, esp. Brit., /ee veuh /, n. 1. any process of formation or growth; development: the evolution of a language; the evolution of the airplane. 2. a product of such development; something… …

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  • 16 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 17 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 18 international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 19 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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  • 20 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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