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synonyms for diverting

  • entertaining
  • distracting
  • relaxing
  • fun
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How to use diverting in a sentence

It combats ennui, lassitude, and intolerable vacuity, soothing the nerves and diverting attention from self.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The convention as a spectacle was immensely diverting, but she had her misgivings about it as a transaction in history.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
This Way of travelling is very commodious and diverting, and so swift, that an Arrow from a Cross-bow does not fly faster.
THE MEMOIRS OF CHARLES-LEWIS, BARON DE POLLNITZ, VOLUME IIKARL LUDWIG VON PLLNITZ
But although he never stirred out of the cradle, Gilly of the Goatskin had ways of diverting himself.
THE KING OF IRELAND'S SONPADRAIC COLUM
Humour she really possessed; and when she chose it, she could be diverting to those who like buffoonery in women.
TALES AND NOVELS, VOLUME 3 (OF 10)MARIA EDGEWORTH
The streets were illuminated, and the population were diverting themselves more than ever in letting off fireworks.
THE GUIDE OF THE DESERTGUSTAVE AIMARD
But that was quite incidental in the humorous run of his talk, diverting to hear while it lasted.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
His physiognomy, his manner of speech, this movement, his mental attitude toward events—all these were distinctly diverting.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
It is taking the money of the people out of the control of the profit system, and diverting it into channels of public service.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
For while he can be as diverting as the greatest glutton for mirth desires, he has all the machinery of dejection too.
ADVENTURES AND ENTHUSIASMSE. V. LUCAS
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WORDS RELATED TO DIVERTING

  • breach
  • coolness
  • disaffection
  • diverting
  • division
  • divorce
  • estrangement
  • indifference
  • remoteness
  • rupture
  • separation
  • setting against
  • turning away
  • variance
  • withdrawal
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.