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divert
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  • He met her again a few weeks afterwards at a concert in Earlsfort Terrace and seized the moments when her daughter’s attention was diverted to become intimate.
  • To keep the audience continually diverted she slipped the doubtful items in between the old favourites.

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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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