Definition of Diverts

1. Verb. (third-person singular of divert) ¹



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Definition of Diverts

1. divert [v] - See also: divert

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diverts

divertimentos
diverting
divertingly
divertingness
divertise
divertised
divertises
divertising
divertive
divertor
diverts (current term)
dives
dives in
divest
divested
divester
divesters
divestest
divesteth
divestible
divesting
divestiture
divestitures
divestive
divestment

Literary usage of Diverts

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1. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France: From the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1842)
"... arrive** in England; went *o Sweden—Spencer arrives at Gibraltar—Ceuta, the object of his expedition—Spanish insurrection diverts his attention to Cadiz ..."

2. The Anatomy of melancholy v. 3 by Robert Burton (1875)
"Man's best possession is a loving wife, She tempers anger and diverts all strife." There is no joy, no comfort, no sweetness, no pleasure in the world like ..."

3. The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1837)
"There is a ridiculous marriage on the point of conclusion that diverts me much. You know Lady Mary Sanderson: she is making over her discreet person and ..."

4. A Plurality of Worlds by Fontenelle (Bernard Le Bovier), John Glanvill (1702)
"... while it diverts innocently, but no longer. I will engage for it till to morrow, I reply d, for the fix'd Stars are beyond what you have yet feen. ..."

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