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To be different from something - synonyms or related words

vary

verb

if two or more things vary, they are different from each other

distinguish

verb

to be a feature that makes someone or something clearly different from other similar people or things

contrast

verb

if one thing contrasts with another, the two things are different from each other, often in a noticeable or interesting way

stand out

to be easy to see or notice because of being different

differentiate

verb

to be the quality or fact that makes one thing different from another

disagree

verb

to contain different information, or to produce different results

collide

verb

if ideas or beliefs collide, they are very different and do not work together

differ

verb

to be different from something else

stick out

to be easy to notice or remember because of being unusual or different

be nothing like

to not be similar to someone or something in any way

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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dolt

a stupid person

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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