From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Varied \Va"ried\, a.
   Changed; altered; various; diversified; as, a varied
   experience; varied interests; varied scenery. --
   Va"ried*ly, adv.
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         The varied fields of science, ever new.  --Cowper.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vary \Va"ry\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Varied; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Varying.] [OE. varien, F. varier, L. variare, fr. varius
   various. See Various, and cf. Variate.]
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   1. To change the aspect of; to alter in form, appearance,
      substance, position, or the like; to make different by a
      partial change; to modify; as, to vary the properties,
      proportions, or nature of a thing; to vary a posture or an
      attitude; to vary one's dress or opinions.
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            Shall we vary our device at will,
            Even as new occasion appears?         --Spenser.
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   2. To change to something else; to transmute; to exchange; to
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            Gods, that never change their state,
            Vary oft their love and hate.         --Waller.
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            We are to vary the customs according to the time and
            country where the scene of action lies. --Dryden.
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   3. To make of different kinds; to make different from one
      another; to diversify; to variegate.
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            God hath varied their inclinations.   --Sir T.
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            God hath here
            Varied his bounty so with new delights. --Milton.
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   4. (Mus.) To embellish; to change fancifully; to present
      under new aspects, as of form, key, measure, etc. See
      Variation, 4.
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