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diversion

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  • nounchange in a course, path
  • nounentertainment, recreation

synonyms for diversion

  • aberration
  • departure
  • detour
  • deviation
  • alteration
  • deflection
  • digression
  • divergence
  • turning
  • variation
  • fake out
  • red herring
  • fun
  • pleasure
  • pastime
  • amusement
  • distraction
  • levity
  • play
  • ball
  • picnic
  • enjoyment
  • delectation
  • delight
  • frivolity
  • game
  • gratification
  • relaxation
  • dissipation
  • sport
  • relish
  • hoopla
  • disport
  • high time
  • merry-go-round
  • whoopee
  • beguilement
  • divertissement
  • field day
  • fun and games
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antonyms for diversion

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  • conformity
  • sameness
  • agreement
  • chore
  • conforming
  • staying
  • task
  • vocation
  • work
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How to use diversion in a sentence

The report authors wrote that the diversion program has faced challenges.
MTS REVIEW RECOMMENDS CHANGES, BUT STOPS SHORT OF SWEEPING ASSESSMENTSLISA HALVERSTADTFEBRUARY 5, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Cats, on other hand, have nothing to learn from philosophy because they have no need for diversion.
EVERYTHING IS AWFUL. HERE’S A Q&A WITH A PHILOSOPHER ABOUT WHY CATS RULE.SEAN ILLINGJANUARY 15, 2021VOX
Living surrounded by working farms has served up diversion and an ideal spot for socially distanced visits.
ACTOR BOBBY SMITH ON MAKING A LIVING IN A PANDEMICPATRICK FOLLIARDJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
The diversions I had brought — a book, surfing my phone, journaling — were less appealing, and I tried going to the cafe car for a change of perspective.
ABOARD AMTRAK’S CRESCENT, SURPRISING COMFORT AND WELCOME SECLUSION ON A SLOW TRAIN TO MISSISSIPPISCOTT BUTTERWORTHJANUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It also rolled out a new diversion program late last year that allows homeless San Diegans facing a ticket or an arrest to avoid prosecution and fines if they agree to stay in one of the nonprofit’s shelters for 30 days.
HOW THE CITY’S FARING ON ITS HOMELESSNESS PLANLISA HALVERSTADTDECEMBER 28, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
This year is immune to diversion, no matter how much we need it.
IT TURNS OUT THERE IS SUCH A THING AS TOO MUCH SPORTSJERRY BREWEROCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
If we’re going to have the diversion of sports, it’s important the people providing it not only keep themselves and others safe but understand millions are watching them.
IN A MOMENT THAT CALLED FOR SELF-SACRIFICE, JUSTIN TURNER OPTED FOR A FRUSTRATING CELEBRATIONBARRY SVRLUGAOCTOBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Luckily, the two green machines below turned out to be fine diversions.
A VOTE FOR ECO-FRIENDLY RIDESJOE PHILLIPSOCTOBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
It may be that the expedition was intended first to operate as a diversion, and then to join Bruce himself in Nithsdale.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Drafted also a long cable discussing a diversion on the Asiatic shore of the Dardanelles.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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WORDS RELATED TO DIVERSION

  • departure
  • deviation
  • difference
  • distortion
  • divergence
  • diversion
  • irregularity
  • lapse
  • straying
  • wandering
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