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deter

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of deter

  1. to steer (a person) from an activity or course of action we tried to deter him from his crazy scheme, but to no avail Synonyms discourage, dissuade, inhibitRelated Words divert; unsell; repelNear Antonyms egg (on), exhort, goad, prod, urge; impel, induce, promptAntonyms encourage, persuade

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a person who is a bore or nuisance

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