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Anna Karenina
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divert
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Anna Karenina
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  • Your honors have been diverting yourselves with the chase?
  • Alexey Alexandrovitch was the only person who did not once look in that direction, and was not diverted from the interesting discussion he had entered upon.
  • She was terrified again at this feeling, and clutched at the first pretext for doing something which might divert her thoughts from herself.
  • A little marsh bird did not divert her attention for more than an instant.
  • "You understand it’s not on that account, but it just happens so, my interest has been diverted elsewhere.

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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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