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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The quality of being unlike or not the same.

Usage examples (29)
  • The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
  • The difference in her is amazing
  • His support made a real difference
  • The difference in our stations makes no difference…. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Students should show "deference" (respect, submission, yielding) to their teachers, even when they have a "difference" (disparity, being unlike) of opinion.
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