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Word of the Day — September 19, 2012

September 19, 2012 - Scott Viau
Disparate — dis-PEAR-at — essentially different in kind, not allowing comparisons; containing elements very different from one another

Example: "An article in the N.Y. Times denouncing the security mind-set as veering into the absurd: 'Imagine long lines and senseless disparately enforced rules, and we give the strong impression of an authority-minded culture that's coming slightly unhinged.'"

 
 
 

 

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