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deflecting

verb
present participle of deflect

Synonyms of deflecting

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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“Deflecting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deflecting. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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