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deflection

noun

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a turning away from a course or standard
  • a stern father who would not tolerate the slightest deflection from the strict moral code that he imposed on his children

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The first known use of deflection was in 1605

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“Deflection.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deflection. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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