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multifarious

adj., adv. reference to a lawsuit in which either party or various causes of action (claims based on different legal theories) are improperly joined together in the same suit. This is more commonly called "misjoinder." (See: misjoinder)

multifarious

adjective different, disparate, diverse, diversified, heterogeneous, irregular, manifold, many, miscellaneous, mixed, motley, multiform, multiplex, nonuniform, numerous, varied, various, varius
See also: composite, compound, diverse, manifold, miscellaneous, multifold, multiple
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The relationship between Islam and the West is profoundly, multifariously, inescapably asymmetrical.
But whereas Lamb's early confessional personae were minimally allusive and functioned merely as preposterous jokes with the undoubted psychological resonance of deficient maternity, the later Elia-ironym is far more multifariously symbolic and open to interpretation.
Ever multifariously prolific, Lewisohn found time for the massive Expression in America (1932), an interpretive literary history that impressed readers from Upton Sinclair to Henry Miller; Hemingway took it with him to Cuba in 1940.
The ultimate irony is that an American contemporary mind framed by the insistent dichotomy of black and white interferes with the also present postmodern goal of reading texts multifariously.
While there are significant differences between fragmentation and fragmentary literature, the two become one in the interlaced structure of the Squire's Tale: the fragmentation of interlacement results in a multifariously incomplete tale, in more than one fragment because, when the tale is truncated, several avenues or potential avenues of narrative are truncated.
95) Though multifariously different from the Catholic Church, this community shares many of its nomic characteristics, including common experiences that have engendered a shared framework of thinking about a wide range of issues; formal organizations for reporting and comparing those experiences, expressing group identity, and developing group positions; and a collective commitment to implementing shared values in people's lives.