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The action of departing from an established course or accepted standard
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“A deepened understanding of the situation only reveals the occasional deviation from established norms.”
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A curve or bend from a straight path
“The variation of the acceleration will cause a deviation in the path of the particle.”
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An alternative route for use by traffic when the usual road is temporarily closed
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A slight change in position, direction, or tendency
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A fault or irregularity, in a physical, literal or figurative sense
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The state or quality of being specious
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A sharp bend in a road
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An allowable amount of variation of a specified quantity, especially in the dimensions of a machine or part
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A quirk of character or behaviour
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Distortion or corruption of the original course, meaning, or state of something
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A smoke-cured and salt-brined herring strong enough to turn the flesh red
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A mental disorder, less severe than psychosis, marked by anxiety or fear
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Predictable difference
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A controversial or unorthodox opinion or belief held by a member of a group
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An incorrect or inappropriate configuration
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The angle at which a straight line or plane is inclined to another
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A detail, especially one that is untrue, added to a statement or story to make it more interesting
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Intentional disregard of conventional rules to achieve a certain effect
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