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To have prevented oneself from
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“They wore mirrored armor that would deflect a number of shots until the enamel wore off and only plain steel lay beneath.”
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Past tense for to turn or cause to turn aside from a course
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“All free-moving objects seem to deflect from a straight-line path because the earth rotates under them.”
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Past tense for to divert or distract (someone) from a main issue or course of action
“There are times when you may have to deflect questions that are too sensitive or personal.”
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Past tense for to alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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Past tense for to rebound off something wildly in a seemingly random direction
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Past tense for to divert one's mind or attention (to something else)
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Past tense for to speak in opposition to
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Past tense for to be in, or move into, a sloping position
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