01. Singh is a [versatile] player, strong on both offence and defense.
02. The [versatility] of this van has made it the most popular family vehicle on the road today.
03. This [versatile] tool has a number of different uses in the home.
04. Michael Keaton is a very [versatile] actor who can do almost anything, including comedy, drama, romance, and action films.
05. This [versatile] accessory can be used as a scarf, a headband, a belt, and even a sexy-looking top.
06. Due to rapid advancements in technology, many of today's jobs require a great deal of [versatility] on the part of the worker.
07. These food containers are very [versatile] and can be used for food storage, in the microwave and even in the oven.
08. This is our most [versatile] garden tool yet. It can be used to dig holes, cut branches, water your garden, and loosen the soil around your plants.
09. She is a very [versatile] worker and has been able to do virtually any office job we assign her.
10. Marilyn R. Chandler once said that humor is a rich and [versatile] source of power.
11. Gortex is a durable, [versatile] material which has many uses.
12. Kevlar is a [versatile] new material which is used for everything from airplane wings, to bullet-proof vests, to hockey sticks.
13. He is a very [versatile] worker who can do just about any job in this factory.
14. Robots are very [versatile], and can be programmed to perform different tasks in the manufacturing process.
15. For ease of use and [versatility], nothing comes close to this software.

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