as in amusement
the act or activity of providing pleasure or amusement especially for the public movies and television became two of the most popular and influential diversions of the 20th century

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as in deviation
a turning away from a course or standard carefully weighed testimony that did not contain the slightest diversion from the truth

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“Diversion.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/diversion. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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