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diversionary

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdiversionarydi‧ver‧sion‧a‧ry /daɪˈvɜːʃənəri, də- $ -ˈvɜːrʒəneri/ adjective written  ATTENTIONintended to take someone’s attention away from something Most children are skilled in diversionary tactics.
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diversionaryThe success of their final run depended on a diversionary air raid.Sadly the Committee has been side tracked from that task by diversionary arguments about employed lawyers in criminal cases.Courses can be instrumental or diversionary but not contentious.It also yields a diversionary problem of continuing interest: what aesthetically pleasing patterns can be achieved?I do not propose to get involved in what is clearly a diversionary tack.The bombing was apparently a diversionary tactic, while the Navy landed its troops ashore.For more than a week before the Inchon landing, the Allied forces used diversionary tactics by bombing nearby areas.diversionary tacticsFor more than a week before the Inchon landing, the Allied forces used diversionary tactics by bombing nearby areas.
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