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divert
used in Beloved

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Definition
to distract someone's attention or (more rarely) to entertain
  • It was only a tiny disturbance anyway—not strong enough to divert her from the ambition welling in her now:
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divert = distract

(Editor's note:  The prefix "un-" in undiverted means not and reverses the meaning of diverted. This is the same pattern you see in words like unhappy, unknown, and unlucky.)
There are no more uses of "divert" in Beloved.

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