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deter

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of deter

  1. to steer (a person) from an activity or course of action <we tried to deter him from his crazy scheme, but to no avail> Synonyms discourage, dissuade, inhibitRelated Words divert; unsell; repelNear Antonyms egg (on), exhort, goad, prod, urge; impel, induce, promptAntonyms encourage, persuade





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