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adjective as in centrifugal

adjective as in tangential

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But the debate went on about gays, with opinion diverging only on the question of what kind of punishment should be given.

And it would make clear that subsequent UN action could not be used as a club against families diverging from that norm.

When it comes to Israel policy, diverging from Washington orthodoxy requires genuine political conviction.

Exposure to diverging views: no telling where that might lead.

The diverging answers to that "why" question point us toward two radically diverging policy responses.

The diverging paths along which they pursued it had brought them to this common point.

A watery sunset, diverging rays of light, either direct from the sun or from behind a cloud, is indicative of rain.

Two flocks of geese are swimming on the water, producing diverging ripples.

It was then evident that we must continue up the Shyok valley and watch for an opportunity of diverging eastwards.

They seem to issue from these tubercles, as little diverging streams from the rose of a watering-pot.


On this page you'll find 85 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to diverging, such as: deviating, diffusive, divergent, eccentric, efferent, and outward.

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