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divert
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Moby Dick
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  • But supposing the invader of domestic bliss to betake himself away at the first rush of the harem’s lord, then is it very diverting to watch that lord.

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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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