present tense third-person singular of divert
as in distracts
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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“Diverts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/diverts. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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