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Wildly excited or uncontrolled due to worry or fear
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Unable to concentrate because one is preoccupied by something worrying or unpleasant
“He seemed distracted for a second, and then grinned and slung himself up into his bunk.”
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Feeling confused mentally
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Not paying attention to something
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In a state of nervous excitement or anxiety
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Intensely preoccupied with, or by, a given topic or emotion
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Stricken or disturbed
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Inclined to behave in a reckless or outrageous manner
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On the ocean or sea, typically of a ship or person aboard a ship
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To have instigated the curiosity or attention of someone
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Past tense for to divert one's mind or attention (to something else)
“That question is the only thing that could possibly distract me from what has just happened.”
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Past tense for to bother or cause unease to one's mental or emotional state
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“Worried that the news would distract me before my exams, she tried her best to hide the letter.”
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Past tense for to disturb the composure of
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Past tense for to delight, allure or attract in an almost magical manner
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Past tense for to cause to stop making progress, to hinder, to slow down, to delay or forestall
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Past tense for to divert or distract (someone) from a main issue or course of action
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Past tense for to cause to become angry
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Past tense for to attract or lure by temptation
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