detracted

past tense of detract
as in distracted
to draw the attention or mind to something else numerous typos in the text detract the reader's attention from the novel's intricate plot

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“Detracted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/detracted. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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