Sentence Examples


  • She eagerly latched on to his comment, hoping to divert her own mind to something less disturbing.
  • Carmen shifted Natalie to one hip and gulped a sob as she tried to divert the flow of tears so that she could see.
  • Chicheley, by appointing a jubilee to be held at Canterbury in 1420, " of ter the manner of the Jubilee ordained by the Popes," threatened to divert the profits from pilgrims from Rome to Canterbury.
  • Sometimes a pack hunting by themselves would pass my door, and circle round my house, and yelp and hound without regarding me, as if afflicted by a species of madness, so that nothing could divert them from the pursuit.
  • It will divert your thoughts, she added, addressing Natasha.

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