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divert
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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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  • Harry looked up, diverted.
  • …they wove and ducked around him, unable to finish him — Bellatrix was still fighting too, fifty yards away from Voldemort, and like her master she dueled three at once: Hermione, Ginny and Luna, all battling their hardest, but Bellatrix was equal to them, and Harry’s attention was diverted as a Killing Curse shot so close to Ginny that she missed death by an inch — He changed course, running at Bellatrix rather than Voldemort, but before he had gone a few steps he was knocked sideways.

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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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