divert

[ dih-vurt, dahy- ]SEE DEFINITION OF divert

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DIVERT

Yet I love to divert myself with such grotesque characters too.

He uncrossed his legs, and made a feeble attempt to divert her thoughts.

I am not seeking to divert his fury from myself, but to confine it to myself.

In every possible way he sought to divert his companion's mind.

The Merouls, greatly put out, attempted to divert his thoughts.

But Kate had no liking for the turn the conversation had taken, and attempted to divert it.

Never would she attempt to divert a glance from her cousin's admirer.

He had no friends or relatives to visit and console him or divert him.

Are we not right in saying that the love of knowledge, no less than riches, may divert him?

Anon, sir, you shall hear the story of it, and I dare swear it will divert you.

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