1

2

a

**:**free from variation

**:**uniform

his disposition was even

b

3

4

a

**:**being any of the integers (such as −2, 0, and +2) that are divisible by two without leaving a remainder

b

**:**marked by an even number

c

**:**being a mathematical function such that

*f(x) = f(−x)*where the value remains unchanged if the sign of the independent variable is reversed

6

**:**as likely as not

**:**fifty-fifty

an even chance of winning

evenly
adverb

1

a

—used as an intensive to stress an extreme or highly unlikely condition or instance

so simple even a child can do it

b

—used as an intensive to stress the comparative degree

she did even better

c

—used as an intensive to indicate a small or minimum amount

didn't even try

d

—used as an intensive to emphasize the identity or character of something

forgot his car keys and even left the engine running

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