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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section IV. Motion
4. Motion with Reference to Direction

291. [Motion Further Off.] Divergence.

   NOUN:DIVERGENCE or divergency, divarication, ramification, forking; radiation; separation (disjunction) [See Disjunction]; dispersion [See Nonassemblage. Dispersion]; deviation [See Deviation]; aberration, declination.
   VERB:DIVERGE, divaricate, radiate; ramify; branch off, glance off, file off; fly off, fly off at a tangent; spread, scatter, disperse [See Nonassemblage. Dispersion]; deviate [See Deviation]; part (separate) [See Disjunction].
   ADJECTIVE:DIVERGING &c. v.; divergent, divaricate, radiant, radial, centrifugal; aberrant; broadcast.
   ADVERB:broadcast; passim [L.].