divaricate

[ verb dahy-var-i-keyt, di-; adjective dahy-var-uh-kit, -keyt, di- ]

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DIVARICATE

Branches irregular, divaricate nearly at rightangles, subalternate.

Stems or branches pinnate: pinnae or branches alternate, straight, divaricate.

The book fell upon her knees, and dreamily she watched the perspective open and divaricate.

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