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Synonyms for deviate

Synonyms for deviate

to turn away from a prescribed course of action or conduct

to turn aside, especially from the main subject in writing or speaking

to change the direction or course of

one whose sexual behavior differs from the accepted norm

Synonyms for deviate

be at variance with

cause to turn away from a previous or expected course

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markedly different from an accepted norm

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The SPLA soldiers, seeing the villagers as deviators, started an indiscriminate shooting.
Even in the Muslim World, while a radical group of Muslims are either engaged in violent activities using the name of Islam or distorting the true Islamic teachings and injunctions in society, the moderate Muslims have continued to resist the traditionalists calling them deviators from the true path of Islam.
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A neat bit of illustration of this with respect to the Pharisees is to be found in Matthew 15, where the halakhot of the Pharisees are taken to be innovations; that is, the Christians are the traditionalists and the Pharisees the deviators, but the Pharisees, of course, object that the Christians are "transgressing the traditions of the elders" (v.