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divarication

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noun di·var·i·ca·tion \(ˌ)dī-ˌver-ə-ˈkā-shən, də-, -ˌva-rə-\

Definition of divarication

  1. 1 :  the action, process, or fact of divaricating

  2. 2 :  a divergence of opinion



Examples of divarication

  1. <the divarication of the various dialects of Latin that occurred with the decline of the Roman Empire>



1578

First Known Use of divarication

1578


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