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diverge
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
to move apart; or be or become different
  • It occurred to her that he might be resting in the summer-house, towards which the path diverged a little.
    Book 5 — The Dead Hand (51% in)
  • There was a drop in the Vicar's voice when he spoke the last words He paused—they were standing on a patch of green where the road diverged towards St. Botolph's, and he put out his hand, as if to imply that the conversation was closed.
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (41% in)

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