Sentence Examples


  • The only effect of these reverses was to divert them elsewhere.
  • She eagerly latched on to his comment, hoping to divert her own mind to something less disturbing.
  • A diminished supply of water at the root is requisite, so as to check energy of growth, or rather to divert it from leaf-making.
  • Charles de Lesseps, a victim offered to the fury of the politicians, tried to divert the storm upon his head and prevent it from reaching his father.
  • The revolt of Liege and Dinant intervened to divert his attention from the affairs of France.