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Word: deflect

Definition: turn aside; turn away from a straight course


More Vocab Words

::: conspiracy - treacherous plot; secret plan against the law (by two or more people)
::: suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
::: odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
::: marital - pertaining to marriage
::: circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place
::: longevity - long life; long duration
::: sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
::: inasmuch_as - since; owing to the fact that
::: implicate - incriminate; involve incriminatingly; show to be involved (in a crime); Ex. implicate someone in the crime
::: dissection - analysis; cutting apart in order to examine