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divergence

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1 a movement in different directions away from a common point
  • a growing divergence of opinion about that U.S. president's place in history

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2 a turning away from a course or standard
  • any divergence from the community's strict moral code was met with social ostracism

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The first known use of divergence was in 1656

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“Divergence.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/divergence. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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