Usage examples for deflect

  1. It enables people to work for a common end, but just because the few who are strategically placed must choose the concrete objectives, the symbol is also an instrument by which a few can fatten on many, deflect criticism, and seduce men into facing agony for objects they do not understand. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  2. Jack sprang after him and seized his arm just in time to deflect a bullet he would have fired from a revolver he picked up without. – The Boy Allies Under the Sea by Robert L. Drake
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