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A Christmas Carol
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divert
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A Christmas Carol
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  • and wishing, though it were only for a second, to divert the vision’s stony gaze from himself.
  • Admiration was the universal sentiment, though some objected that the reply to "Is it a bear?" ought to have been "Yes;" inasmuch as an answer in the negative was sufficient to have diverted their thoughts from Mr. Scrooge, supposing they had ever had any tendency that way.

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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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