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 for Differed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Differ \Dif"fer\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Differed; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Differing.] [L. differre; dif- = dis- + ferre to bear,
     carry: cf. F. diff['e]rer. See 1st Bear, and cf. Defer,
     Delay.]
     1. To be or stand apart; to disagree; to be unlike; to be
        distinguished; -- with from.
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              One star differeth from another star in glory. --1
                                                    Cor. xv. 41.
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              Minds differ, as rivers differ.       --Macaulay.
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     2. To be of unlike or opposite opinion; to disagree in
        sentiment; -- often with from or with.
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     3. To have a difference, cause of variance, or quarrel; to
        dispute; to contend.
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              We 'll never differ with a crowded pit. --Rowe.
  
     Syn: To vary; disagree; dissent; dispute; contend; oppose;
          wrangle.
  
     Usage: -- To Differ with, Differ from. Both differ from
            and aiffer with are used in reference to opinions; as,
            "I differ from you or with you in that opinion."" In
            all other cases, expressing simple unlikeness, differ
            from is used; as, these two persons or things differ
            entirely from each other.
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                  Severely punished, not for differing from us in
                  opinion, but for committing a nuisance.
                                                    --Macaulay.
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                  Davidson, whom on a former occasion we quoted,
                  to differ from him.               --M. Arnold.
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                  Much as I differ from him concerning an
                  essential part of the historic basis of
                  religion.                         --Gladstone.
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                  I differ with the honorable gentleman on that
                  point.                            --Brougham.
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                  If the honorable gentleman differs with me on
                  that subject, I differ as heartily with him, and
                  shall always rejoice to differ.   --Canning.
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