distract

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Synonyms for distract

draw someone's attention away from something

disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed

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Though you recognize Chastain's voice from the monologues, any connections that might exist between the voice-overs and the figures on screen are only implied at first -- like subatomic particles speeding distractingly past the screenwriter.
Upon arrival by helicopter at Tel Nof Airbase, he saluted the Prime Minister who, curiously, for the occasion had chosen to wear a distractingly bright blue necktie.
At school he presented himself as the kind of clever, unpretentious boy who inspired trust in teachers and classmates alike: good-looking but not distractingly so, with an undistinguished but well-proportioned face enlivened by keen blue eyes and a disarming smile.
This NIFT graduate's heart might lie in fashion and styling for the movies, but her distractingly pretty face couldn't stay behind the camera for too long.
A child kicking one's airplane seat would prompt 73% of those polled to take action and distractingly loud music or movies would stir 73.
Travelers weigh in on common travel dilemmas such as: overhead bin space, unruly children, cell phone use in-flight, distractingly loud music/movies, and being asked to switch seats.
But beyond Stewart's distractingly inconsistent British accent, she simply lacks the presence to serve as a convincing warrior princess.
Daniella Barcellona on video (again, once you get over the distractingly.
Catholic young adults in 2012 face distractingly high unemployment rates, and a red-hot culture war that promises excitement, headlines, and real-life impact.
The sparkly bits light up like the set of The X Factor and there's a dangly jewel swinging distractingly in the middle that looks like one of those mobiles that hang above a cot.
Each week we get numerous trips to that nightclub where burlesque dancers undulate distractingly in the background of the latest plot development.
until she found herself distractingly and deliciously tempted by a pair of dreamboats - one who arrives on her doorstep from the past, the other, an irresistible force from the other side of the country.
Saintsbury's own style, while generally informal, was at times distractingly parenthetical.
For Hardy's readers and critics, these prepositions have often provided hitching posts, cruxes of reading, where residual or ghostly possibilities hover uncertainly and distractingly in the reader's mind.
The constant camera motion adds a stream-like fluidity which, in the end, becomes distractingly repetitive.