Sentence Examples


  • The only effect of these reverses was to divert them elsewhere.
  • She eagerly latched on to his comment, hoping to divert her own mind to something less disturbing.
  • A diminished supply of water at the root is requisite, so as to check energy of growth, or rather to divert it from leaf-making.
  • Charles de Lesseps, a victim offered to the fury of the politicians, tried to divert the storm upon his head and prevent it from reaching his father.
  • On the northern frontier of the empire he kept the Avars in check by inducing the Serbs to migrate from the Carpathians to the Balkan lands so as to divert the attention of the Avars.