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divert
used in The Grapes of Wrath

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Definition to change the direction of something; or to distract someone's attention

or more rarely:  to change the purpose for which something is used — such as an army or funds
  • He looked about for something that could honorably divert his attention, saw a red chicken go mincing by, and ran at it.
    Chapter 8 (34% in)

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