Di*verse" (?), adv. In different directions; diversely.

Di"verse (?; 277), a. [The same word as divers. See Divers.] 1. Different; unlike; dissimilar; distinct; separate.

The word . . . is used in a sense very diverse from its original import.
J. Edwards.

Our roads are diverse: farewell, love! said she.
R. Browning.

2. Capable of various forms; multiform.

Eloquence is a great and diverse thing.
B. Jonson.