diversion[ dih-vur-zhuh n, -shuh n, dahy- ]SEE DEFINITION OF diversion
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DIVERSION
There was, he contended, some diversion and diversity in card-playing.
It was Burke who offered a diversion, a crude interruption after his own fashion.
To gain a diversion, he reverted to his familiar bullying tactics.
The diversion occurred at the moment of the lion's greatest tension.
Dica Petit now returned, and this caused a diversion in the waiting-room.
It was at this time that a diversion came to the spectators.
At the moment of the diversion, every one of them had gone for his sun-tube.
"Yes, I've brought it; we'll settle now," Rougon replied, glad of this diversion.
Their reception was cordial; Dorothy showed that she was glad of the diversion.
This causes a diversion in the flow of the stream, and we get another chance.