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 Meanings and Examples of DIFFER
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 v.  be or stand apart; disagree; be unlike; be distinguished
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  This fundamental thing settled, the next point is, in what internal respect does the whale differ from other fish.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
2  Now, men's minds differ as to their ideas of enjoyment.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 19
3  "Well, therein you differ from many wise and pious men," said Mr. Shelby.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
4  But there are points where St. Clare and I differ.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVI
5  If you are one of those who want us to consume it, I differ from you.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II
6  "There we differ, Mary," said Anne.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 14
7  Watson won't allow that I know anything of art but that is mere jealousy because our views upon the subject differ.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 13. Fixing the Nets
8  Carefully Holmes held each separate shard to the light, but in no way did it differ from any other shattered piece of plaster.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
9  All things considered, I am disposed to believe that in most cases they are alike, though in some they differ.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER LIX.
10  But how a family, or any other society of men, differ from that which is properly political society, we shall best see, by considering wherein political society itself consists.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
11  While some of the renters differ little in condition from the metayers, yet on the whole they are more intelligent and responsible persons, and are the ones who eventually become land-owners.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In VIII
12  Yes, my dear, I have a great many, all mothers do, but mine differ somewhat from Mrs. Moffat's, I suspect.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER NINE
13  Their notions relating to the duties of parents and children differ extremely from ours.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER VI.
14  There I must umbly beg leave to differ from you.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 39. WICKFIELD AND HEEP
15  My companion was in the best of spirits, and prattled away about Cremona fiddles, and the difference between a Stradivarius and an Amati.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Example Sentence: (165 in 12 pages)
16  She noticed a marked difference in the children on her second visit.
17  There is a great deal of difference between the eager man who wants to read a book, and the tired man who wants a book to read.
18  One false step will make a great difference.
19  There was a marked difference in his behavior toward me.
20  There's a world of difference between liking someone and loving them.
21  These habits of thinking elide the difference between what is common and what is normal.
22  There is a tremendous difference between them.
23  There is a big difference in the amounts that banks charge.
24  There has always been a difference between community radio and commercial radio.
25  The students possess the conviction that they can make a difference to their community.
26  You can't compare them — there is a fundamental difference in kind.
27  There's no essential difference between a metropolitan and a peasant.
28  The difference between the two is readily discernible.
29  The difference between the two estimates is marginal.
30  There's no difference in the results.