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verb

present participle of deter
as in dissuading
to steer (a person) from an activity or course of action we tried to deter him from his crazy scheme, but to no avail

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“Deterring.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deterring. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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