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divaricated

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dʌɪˈvæɹɪkeɪtɪd/

AdjectiveEdit

divaricated (comparative more divaricated, superlative most divaricated)

  1. spread-out, divergent, especially of a branch etc. which is at nearly ninety degrees to the main stem
    • 1922: The warm impress of her warm form. Even to sit where a woman has sat, especially with divaricated thighs, as though to grant the last favours, most especially with previously well uplifted white sateen coatpans. — James Joyce, Ulysses

VerbEdit

divaricated

  1. simple past tense and past participle of divaricate