What is the opposite of deflect?

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Opposite of to turn or cause to turn aside from a course
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Opposite of to avoid, lessen, or guard against
“Bad financial investments will cause extreme grief in the long run.”
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Opposite of ward off, circumvent
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(in sport) Opposite of to stop (a ball or blow) from finding its mark
“He would let the ball through perfectly to the striker to score the winning goal.”
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Opposite of keep at bay
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Opposite of to change direction as a result of entering a different medium
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(fend off) Opposite of to defend against or keep away
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Opposite of change direction suddenly
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Opposite of to prevent from happening
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Opposite of to act in advance of, especially with preventative measures
“We were headed for the big time, but I allowed myself to be ambushed by the corruption of my Godly principles and I fell deep into drugs and alcohol.”
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Opposite of to alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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(anger) Opposite of to divert one's mind or attention (to something else)
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(attract) Opposite of to divert one's mind or attention (to something else)
“Something more to Singer's selfish desires could attract him away from the pork.”
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