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Adjective
Causing laughter and providing entertainment
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Amusingly unconventional and idiosyncratic
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Pleasing to the mind or senses
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Exciting or capable of holding one's interest for a long period
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Preventing concentration or diverting attention
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Deviating from the direct or ordinary route
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The state or experience of being alienated
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Present participle for to lead or turn to a different direction
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“Keep it this way, and maybe I could divert all questions.”
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Present participle for to entertain or amuse
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“I was diverted and entertained, but never truly absorbed.”
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Present participle for to divert one's mind or attention (to something else)
“A moment of weakness is when you divert someone's attention and throw ground habanero into their soup!”
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Present participle for to avoid, lessen, or guard against
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Present participle for to arrange for something to belong to, or be officially controlled by, somebody else
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Present participle for to persuade or convince someone not to do something
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Present participle for to stop or obstruct someone or something in progress or motion
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Present participle for to divert or distract (someone) from a main issue or course of action
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Present participle for misdirect
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Present participle for to deploy again
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Present participle for to cause to feel less close or friendly
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Present participle for to frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
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Present participle for to (attempt to) prevent something from happening
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Present participle for to change, or move, to an opposing or opposite side
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Present participle for to speak or act in a deliberately vague way to gain more time to deal with something
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Present participle for to escape or keep away from
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Present participle for to use, empty or drain completely
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Present participle for to engage in an activity for enjoyment and recreation
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Present participle for to use or expend carelessly, extravagantly, or to no purpose
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(colloquial) Present participle for to poke fun at or make fun of
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Present participle for to fluctuate from one condition, form, level or state to another
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