deters

present tense third-person singular of deter
as in dissuades
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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“Deters.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deters. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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