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divaricate (verb), divaricates; divaricated; divaricating
1. To spread apart: Henry was divaricating his fingers after putting on his gloves.
2. To branch off: Gerard's wife was looking at a map and told him to divaricate to the right where the road splits into two directions so they would go in the right direction to visit their friends.
This entry is located in the following units: -cate (page 3) vari- (page 1)
Word Entries at Get Words: “divaricate
divaricate (digh VAR i kayt", di VAR i kayt")
Here is another explanation by cate that shows words that mean to spread apart; such as, fingers when putting on gloves or to branch off, as roads that split and go in two directions.
This entry is located in the following unit: cate family of verbs (page 2)