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om·ni·far·i·ous

 (ŏm′nĭ-fâr′ē-əs)
adj.
Of all kinds: omnifarious knowledge.

[From Latin omnifāriam, on every side : omni-, omni- + -fāriam, adv. suff.; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.]

om′ni·far′i·ous·ly adv.

omnifarious

(ˌɒmnɪˈfɛərɪəs)
adj
of many or all varieties or forms
[C17: from Late Latin omnifārius, from Latin omnis all + -farius doing, related to facere to do]
ˌomniˈfariously adv
ˌomniˈfariousness n

om•ni•far•i•ous

(ˌɒm nəˈfɛər i əs)

adj.
of all forms, varieties, or kinds.
[1645–55; < Latin omnifāriam on all sides]
om`ni•far′i•ous•ly, adv.
om`ni•far′i•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.omnifarious - of all varieties or forms or kinds; "omnifarious reading"
varied - characterized by variety; "immigrants' varied ethnic and religious traditions"; "his work is interesting and varied"
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The volume's well researched elaboration on the omnifarious electronically stored information discovery, supported by multiple citations and references, is one of the most comprehensive digests on the subject I have read in some time.
Preparing the material chosen for salvation for the time it would be presented before God, Bispo fashioned ceremonial garments, sculptural models of everything from boats and cars to hand tools and a boxing ring; embroidered banners; and showcased assemblages with an omnifarious array of materials and objects ranging from combs, plastic bottles, and rubber boots to model sailboats and planets and beauty-queen regalia.
In the first place his creator was not, like most of his followers, merely a writer of detective stories, being in fact the most omnifarious writer since Stevenson - in cricket terms one of the greatest all-rounders of all time.