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diverge
used in Oliver Twist

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to move apart; or be or become different
  • Covered ways and yards, which here and there diverged from the main street, disclosed little knots of houses, where drunken men and women were positively wallowing in filth; and from several of the door-ways, great ill-looking fellows were cautiously emerging, bound, to all appearance, on no very well-disposed or harmless errands.
    Chapter 8 — Oliver Walks to London. He encounters on the Road a.... (76% in)

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