divertingly

diverting

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

Origin:
1645–55; divert + -ing2

divertingly, adverb
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divert (daɪˈvɜːt)
 
vb
1.  to turn (a person or thing) aside from a course; deflect
2.  (tr) to entertain; amuse
3.  (tr) to distract the attention of
 
[C15: from French divertir, from Latin dīvertere to turn aside, from di-² + vertere to turn]
 
di'verter
 
n
 
di'vertible
 
adj
 
di'verting
 
adj
 
di'vertingly
 
adv
 
di'vertive
 
adj

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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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