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diverging

verb
present participle of diverge

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1 to change one's course or direction
  • the deer abruptly diverged from its intended path the moment it spied the waiting lynx

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2 to go or move in different directions from a central point
  • at that point the road and the railroad tracks diverge

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“Diverging.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/diverging. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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