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divergences

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plural of 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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“Divergences.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/divergences. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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