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diverting

adjective

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diverting

verb
present participle of divert

Synonyms & Antonyms of diverting (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to change the course or direction of (something)
  • the bike race was diverted around the construction zone

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3 to draw the attention or mind to something else
  • trying to divert the child with a toy while the doctor was giving her a shot

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The first known use of diverting was in 1655

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“Diverting.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/diverting. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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