Va"ri*ous (?), a. [L. varius. Cf. Vair.]
Different; diverse; several; manifold; as, men of various names; various occupations; various colors.
So many and so various laws are given.
A wit as various, gay, grave, sage, or wild.
Changeable; uncertain; inconstant; variable.
A man so various, that he seemed to be
Not one, but all mankind's epitome.
The names of mixed modes . . . are very various.
Variegated; diversified; not monotonous.
A happy rural seat of various view.
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