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divert
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Pride and Prejudice
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  • Follies and nonsense, whims and inconsistencies, do divert me, I own, and I laugh at them whenever I can.
  • Elizabeth tried to be diverted by them; but all sense of pleasure was lost in shame.
  • Are you not diverted?
  • "Oh!" cried Elizabeth, "I am excessively diverted.

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  • I tried to divert her attention.
  • A fool and water will go the way they are diverted.
    African Proverb

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