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adjective as in amusing

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Day by day, it drives people to distraction by diverting energy to mindless legal compliance.

It had been a disaster, diverting farmers from the land, draining their grain supplies and ultimately starving millions.

Four SUVs blocked the entrance to the lot, and a patrol car started diverting traffic.

American officials are fully aware of the risk of Saleh diverting U.S. military aid.

How much more diverting to focus on the villainy of a potty-mouthed Illinois pol.

It combats ennui, lassitude, and intolerable vacuity, soothing the nerves and diverting attention from self.

The convention as a spectacle was immensely diverting, but she had her misgivings about it as a transaction in history.

This Way of travelling is very commodious and diverting, and so swift, that an Arrow from a Cross-bow does not fly faster.

But although he never stirred out of the cradle, Gilly of the Goatskin had ways of diverting himself.

Humour she really possessed; and when she chose it, she could be diverting to those who like buffoonery in women.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to diverting, such as: entertaining, distracting, relaxing, and fun.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.