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deflect

verb

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to change the course or direction of (something)
  • the wind deflected the Frisbee just as I was about to lunge for it

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The first known use of deflect was circa 1555

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“Deflect.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deflect. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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