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deter

verb

Definition of DETER

to steer (a person) from an activity or course of action <we tried to deter him from his crazy scheme, but to no avail>
Related Words divert; unsell; repel
Near Antonyms egg (on), exhort, goad, prod, urge; impel, induce, prompt

March 28, 2015
persiflage Hear it
Frivolous bantering talk
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