Sentence Examples


  • The only effect of these reverses was to divert them elsewhere.
  • 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.
  • She eagerly latched on to his comment, hoping to divert her own mind to something less disturbing.
  • In order to divert the attention of Chanda Sahib and his French auxiliaries from the siege of Trichinopoly, Clive suggested an attack upon Arcot and offered to command the expedition.
 

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