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divert
Used In
Dune
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  • While Hawat’s occupied with the Lady Jessica, we’ll divert him further with uprisings in a few garrison towns and the like.
  • This would only complicate his life, divert him in a time when he must concentrate on our survival.
  • Don’t try to divert my attention by trying to make a simple matter appear mysterious.
  • They but diverted it to give us time to save the equipment.
  • And I wish to be diverted while you’re clearing out that room and studying its secrets for me," the Baron rumbled.
  • She sought to divert him, lowered her hands and said: "We’ll find a place among the Fremen?

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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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