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draw someone's attention away from something

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

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The drawings, reproduced from originals in the National Library of Wales, are beautiful, almost distractingly so, with a delicacy of line and detail which will not always have survived the muddiness of newsprint.
Meilin is the plucky heroine who must fight to overcome or right an ancient act of betrayal in her distant past, learning to find and use her secret powers and identity, all while leading a normal high school life complete with distractingly handsome boys.
An editor is also strongly suggested to rid the book of distractingly frequent typos grammatical errors and misuses of words (irascible for irritable; beer for beard; I slam on the breaks).
Some readers may find that the publisher's puzzling decision to use a distractingly heavy font for the body text detracts from their enjoyment of this book.
The proposed new floor, in distractingly colourful tiles and with a wandering 'river of life' motif, will be badly out of keeping with the church's fundamental calmness, whether one sees this as aesthetic, spiritual or both.
During that phase Abdel-Kawy humorously greeted one questionable refereeing decision by putting her racket between her teeth, and also dealt equably with an opponent who dived distractingly about the court, once tumbling between Abdel-Kawy's legs.
The company, founded by ex-Gu director Nick Fox, has gained a listing in Sainsbury's for its Outrageously Chocolatey Madagascan Brownies, Shamelessly Seductive Millionaires Shortbread and Distractingly Decadent Biscuit Cakes.
Her singing was anemic, distractingly overpowered by two back-up singers.
Such distractingly pleasant class conditions surely would've been a test of the attendees' capacity to learn had it not been for the character that is James McIntyre, CCE .
We are, though, in an age of short attention spans, and some in the audience became, distractingly, restless.
Formally appropriate or not, the style is distractingly ugly at times, and it often gets in the way of the storytelling that cartooning is best for.
Who's been your most distractingly handsome on-screen love interest?
Jerry bonds with Audrey's two distractingly adorable, tress-blessed young children.
Pages are never crowded but never distractingly "loose.
But if the elemental grandeur of these final works is distractingly impressive, the immaterial is what Byars was always pursuing.