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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.
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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
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(ˌɒm nəˈfɛər i əs)

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.
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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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