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Flashcards in Kesson 67 Deck (20):
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Affinity

A close similarity between two things

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Akin to

Similar in spirit/feel

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Analogy

See similarities that help us understand something

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Does not correspond to

Is not equal to / does not match

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Equate

Consider as the same

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Tantamount to

The equivalent of (normally used in negative contexts)

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Interchangeable

So similar that they could be exchanged one for the other

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Indistinguishable from

So similar you cannot see the difference

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Diverse

Used to show a group is made up of different types of something

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Disparate

Used for different types within a group, but emphasizes separation and difference

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Divergent

Often used to show contrasting opinions or ideas within a group

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Distinct

Used to describe differences where one might be deceived by similarities

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Distinctive

Used to describe something that is easy to recognize because it is different

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Discrete

Different and separate, not overlapping

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Differentiate

To find a difference between

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Diversify

To become or make more varied

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Diverge

To move away, become more different from something

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Distinguish

To notice the difference between two things

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Comparable (to)

Means similar in some way to something else

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Comparative

Means when comparing different things