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divert
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • To mortify the taste he practised strict habits at table, observed to the letter all the fasts of the church and sought by distraction to divert his mind from the savours of different foods.

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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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