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deflects

verb
present tense third-person singular of deflect

Synonyms of deflects

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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“Deflects.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deflects. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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