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motley
n. a multicolored woolen fabric woven of mixed threads in 14th to 17th century England
motley
n. a garment made of motley (especially a court jester's costume)
miscellanea, mixed bag, motley, potpourri, smorgasbord, salmagundi, variety, miscellany, mixture, assortment
n. a collection containing a variety of sorts of things; "a great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a variety of disorders"; "a veritable smorgasbord of religions"
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parti-color, motley
v. make motley; color with different colors
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sundry, motley, mixed, miscellaneous, assorted
adj. consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds; "an arrangement of assorted spring flowers"; "assorted sizes"; "miscellaneous accessories"; "a mixed program of baroque and contemporary music"; "a motley crew"; "sundry sciences commonly known as social"- I.A.Richards
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grouping, group
n. any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
hanging, dangling, suspension
n. the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely); "there was a small ceremony for the hanging of the portrait"
trinket, novelty, gewgaw, gaud, bauble, bangle
n. cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
novelty, knickknack
n. a small inexpensive mass-produced article
gunstock, stock
n. the handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun; "the rifle had been fitted with a special stock"
suspension system, suspension
n. a mechanical system of springs or shock absorbers connecting the wheels and axles to the chassis of a wheeled vehicle
diverseness, variety, multifariousness, diversity
n. noticeable heterogeneity; "a diversity of possibilities"; "the range and variety of his work is amazing"
portmanteau word, portmanteau, blend
n. a new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings; "`smog' is a blend of `smoke' and `fog'"; "`motel' is a portmanteau word made by combining `motor' and `hotel'"; "`brunch' is a well-known portmanteau"
key
n. a generic term for any device whose possession entitles the holder to a means of access; "a safe-deposit box usually requires two keys to open it"
resultant role, result
n. the semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the clause
conclusion
n. a final settlement; "the conclusion of a business deal"; "the conclusion of the peace treaty"
tonality, key
n. any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music
pastiche, potpourri, medley
n. a musical composition consisting of a series of songs or other musical pieces from various sources
elucidation
n. an act of explaining that serves to clear up and cast light on
settlement
n. a conclusive resolution of a matter and disposition of it
mixture, mix
n. an event that combines things in a mixture; "a gradual mixture of cultures"
conglobation, conglomeration
n. an occurrence combining miscellaneous things into a (more or less) rounded mass
array
n. an orderly arrangement; "an array of troops in battle order"
categorisation, categorization, classification
n. a group of people or things arranged by class or category
variety
n. (biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics; "varieties are frequently recognized in botany"
division
n. (biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category
taxonomy
n. a classification of organisms into groups based on similarities of structure or origin etc
conglomeration, congeries, aggregate
n. a sum total of many heterogenous things taken together
abundant
adj. present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water"
unnumerable, unnumberable, innumerous, unnumbered, uncounted, numberless, myriad, multitudinous, innumerable, infinite, countless
adj. too numerous to be counted; "incalculable riches"; "countless hours"; "an infinite number of reasons"; "innumerable difficulties"; "the multitudinous seas"; "myriad stars"; "untold thousands"
eclectic
adj. selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas
unspecified
adj. not stated explicitly or in detail; "threatened unspecified reprisals"
numerous, legion
adj. amounting to a large indefinite number; "numerous times"; "the family was numerous"; "Palomar's fans are legion"
different
adj. unlike in nature or quality or form or degree; "took different approaches to the problem"; "came to a different conclusion"; "different parts of the country"; "on different sides of the issue"; "this meeting was different from the earlier one"
various, assorted
adj. of many different kinds purposefully arranged but lacking any uniformity; "assorted sizes"; "his disguises are many and various"; "various experiments have failed to disprove the theory"; "cited various reasons for his behavior"
various, diverse
adj. distinctly dissimilar or unlike; "celebrities as diverse as Bob Hope and Bob Dylan"; "animals as various as the jaguar and the cavy and the sloth"
divers, diverse
adj. many and different; "tourist offices of divers nationalities"; "a person of diverse talents"
separate
adj. independent; not united or joint; "a problem consisting of two separate issues"; "they went their separate ways"; "formed a separate church"
multiplex, manifold
adj. many and varied; having many features or forms; "manifold reasons"; "our manifold failings"; "manifold intelligence"; "the multiplex opportunities in high technology"
several
adj. of an indefinite number more than 2 or 3 but not many: "several letters came in the mail"; "several people were injured in the accident"
many-sided, multifarious, miscellaneous, multifaceted
adj. having many aspects; "a many-sided subject"; "a multifaceted undertaking"; "multifarious interests"; "the multifarious noise of a great city"; "a miscellaneous crowd"
various, versatile
adj. having great diversity or variety; "his various achievements are impressive"; "his vast and versatile erudition"
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disparate
adj. including markedly dissimilar elements; "a disparate aggregate of creeds and songs and prayers"
inhomogeneous, nonuniform
adj. not homogeneous
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homogenous, homogeneous
adj. all of the same or similar kind or nature; "a close-knit homogeneous group"
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Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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  • Adjectives
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Relationships
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  • Synonyms
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