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Synonyms for deflect

distract

turn aside

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to cause to move, especially at an angle

to change the direction or course of

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turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest

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turn aside and away from an initial or intended course

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draw someone's attention away from something

impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)

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Crues skipper Colin Coates headed wide when he should have scored and substitute Diarmuid O'Carroll saw his last-gasp strike deflected over as the Ports held on to go above Cliftonville at the summit.
As the spinning skirt's fabric flows into a pyramidal shape, it is deflected similarly to the Earth's atmosphere flowing over the spinning planet, scientists report November 26 in the New Journal of Physics.
Sixty seconds later United hit the front and it was Shane Grimes who saw his deflected effort sail in and Cathal Brady made it 3-1 soon after.
Sydney, Nov 19 ( ANI ): The Israeli authorities have said that they have deflected millions of cyber-attack attempts since the start of its Gaza offensive four days ago.
The Bucks were quick out of the blocks as Phil Trainer's shot was deflected wide in the opening minute and Dan Preston's fierce header came back off the bar a minute later.
Alan Pardew and some of his players had been on the lash in Tenerife in midweek and they suffered a hangover yesterday as Williamson deflected Will Buckley's crossshot into his own net.
COWDENBEATH 3 EAST FIFE 2 JON ROBERTSON didn't have a clue how to celebrate after watching his deflected winner settle a pulsating Fife derby.
METALLISATION, one of the leading manufacturers of metal spraying equipment and automated spraying systems, has launched a new deflected flame spray extension to fit its MK73 and MK61 flame spray systems.
McCarthy has bemoaned his side's ill fortune for a number of weeks but saw them claim the points at Turf Moor thanks to a woeful back-pass and a heavily deflected second goal.
Shirley took the lead on 23 minutes when Steve Ruck's low cross was deflected into the Old Wulfs' net by Alex Rowbottom.
The gasses and blast, however, were deflected up and backward, and actually pained the shooter's ears.
Real got back on track thanks to Wesley Sneijder's deflected strike but the disappointing home crowd were far from impressed by what they saw.
Tabb put City in front in the 67th minute, but four minutes later Hall deflected Boa Morte's left-foot shot past his own keeper before Coleity in front in the 67th minute, but four minutes later Hall deflected Boa Morte's left-foot shot past his own keeper before Cole struck deep intod play on after Luis Boa Morte appeared to be brought down by rookie defender Turner when clean through.
Javier Morales' shot deflected off a Revolution defender right into the path of Nunez, who one-touched the ball past goalkeeper Matt Reis.
Mike Ribeiro opened the scoring with 6:16 left in the first period when he deflected Robidas' shot with his skate.