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divert

verb avertere, cause to bend, cause to curve, cause to deviate, cause to turn from, change the course of, deducere, deflect, derivare, deter, deviate, distract, draw aside, draw away, misappropriate, misdirect, mislead, parry, pull aside, push aside, put off the track, redirect, shift, shunt, sidetrack, swerve, turn aside, veer
Associated concepts: diversion of assets, diversion of corpooate funds, diversion of proceeds, diversion of public funds to a private purpose, diversion of trust funds, illegal diverrion, unlawful diversion
See also: alleviate, avert, cloak, deter, detour, digress, discourage, entice, hold up, misemploy, peculate, pervert, repel, rob
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Max Thieriot (right) is just one of many mixedup kids in Wes Craven's divertingly contrived comic horror, strongly echoing his fairytale fable The People Under The Stairs.