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Sentence count:72+2 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-12-13Updated:2016-12-13
Synonym: avertavoidbendblockdebardistractfend offhead offobviateparrystave offturn awayward offSimilar words: reflectreflectionfleckelectselectcollectlectureneglectMeaning: [dɪ'flekt]  v. 1. prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening 2. turn from a straight course , fixed direction, or line of interest 3. turn aside and away from an initial or intended course 4. draw someone's attention away from something 5. impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball). 
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1, Cage changed his name to deflect accusations of nepotism.
2, He raised his arm to try to deflect the blow.
3, Don't try to deflect me from my intention!
4, Nothing can deflect me from reaching my goal.
5, Never let a little problem deflect you.
6, She sought to deflect criticism by blaming her family.
7, She tried to deflect me from my purpose but with no success.
8, It's a maneuver to deflect the attention of the people from what is really happening.
9, All attempts to deflect attention from his private life have failed.
10, The war did not deflect him from the path he had long ago taken.
11, The committee is seeking to deflect criticism by blaming me.
12, They could deflect attention from the bride.
13, Not even the Seattle earthquake could deflect these usual suspects from their mission to keep the Clinton era alive for our delectation.
14, Noting this possibility,( Kasparov starts a diversion to deflect White's attention towards the other wing.
15, But this kind of charm must not deflect us from what de Man is saying. Read his lips.
16, A pseudo pawn sacrifice seeking to deflect White's attention from the black king, but Kasparov is not to be deterred.
17, Eisenhower could not so easily deflect a response to state defiance.
18, A disposition to incremental change can deflect one from considering or even comprehending wider and more fundamental problems.
19, In fact, the federal budget is designed to deflect responsibility away from politicians.
20, The Central Authority were, however, able to continue to deflect this criticism.
21, Let the latter realize that virtually nothing is going to deflect you from reaching your agreed objectives.
22, Standing on the streets of Lawrence last week, he tried to deflect some of the praise being heaped on him.
23, Glasgow certainly needs a modern landmark - something to deflect the eye from the miserable tower blocks of the 1960s.
24, When the alkaline battery is tried the needle will deflect much further and hold there.
25, Their most important asset is the way in which they can deflect light.
26, Therefore, by adopting only smaller, slower-moving fry, a pair may further deflect attacks from its own offspring.
27, Scathach pushed her away, turning her in time to deflect the blow from another raider.
28, But its propaganda value should not be allowed to deflect the urgent need for reform.
29, Leroy May sliced a low ball across the Barnet goal, only for Richard Huxford to deflect it past his own keeper.
30, Having to face schoolmates calling Dad a drunk makes the sticks and stones of adult life easier to deflect.
More similar words: reflectreflectionfleckelectselectcollectlectureneglectselectedelectionelectricselectioncollectordelectablecollectionelectricalcollectiveelectronicelectricitydelectationelectronicsthermoelectricintellectualcollectivityintellectuallyelectroplatinggeneral electionprimary electionelectoral collegebriefly
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