diver tingly

diverting

[dih-vur-ting, dahy-]
adjective
serving to divert; entertaining; amusing.

Origin:
1645–55; divert + -ing2

divertingly, adverb
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divert
early 15c., from M.Fr. divertir, from L. divertere "in different directions," blended with devertere "turn aside," from dis- "aside" and de- "from" + vertere "to turn" (see versus). Related: Diverted; diverting.
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