Either of two divisions, male and female, into which most sexually reproducing organisms are grouped. Sex is usually determined by anatomy, the makeup of the sex chromosomes, and the type and amount of hormones produced. When the sex of an organism is determined by the sex chromosomes, males and females are generally produced in equal numbers. In other organisms, such as bees and wasps, in which females develop from fertilized eggs and males develop from unfertilized eggs, distribution of the sexes is unequal.
suggests a wandering, often deliberate and temporary, from the main topic in speaking or writing
suggests the branching of a single path or course into two courses leading away from each other stay to the left when the road diverges
, originally used of wind and ships, suggests a turning or series of turnings so as to change direction
implies a sudden or sharp turning from a path, course, etc. the car swerved to avoid hitting us
suggests a turning aside, often to only a slight degree, from the correct or prescribed course, standard, doctrine, etc. to deviate from the truth
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