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Word: deflect

Definition: turn aside; turn away from a straight course


More Vocab Words

::: craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
::: impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent
::: prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
::: augment - increase; add to
::: unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question
::: missile - object to be thrown or projected
::: deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
::: ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
::: crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
::: agitate - stir up; disturb