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    1. The girls were no less spectacular and each successful deflection, dodge, duck, leap, handspring, or somersault gradually brought them nearer to each other in order to unite their force and neutralize the near invisible staff that Harry wielded like a master

    2. They ranged over the roadway from one side to the other, the ladies executing with expert precision each posture, block, deflection, and duck

    3. Mortals from Earth could be here by 2400,” Alfred said, "even sooner if dust deflection continues to improve

    4. Kay laughed with mirth, and then Leland began his attacks in earnest, and she lost herself in the thrill of deflection, attack, and counter-attack under the darkening sky, billowing grey clouds beginning to slide in from the east

    5. A deflection for a high attack

    6. concern that wave deflection from the breakwater wall could increase the wave size,

    7. The deflection caused it to scream past, colliding

    8. Coriolis force: the deflection of wind and water caused by the earth"s rotation

    9. This time the blow was delivered as his teacher approached from Barrad’s right making it difficult to angle its deflection

    10. Tiamat’s heads writhed in confusion over the deflection of her multiple-chemical attack

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    Synonyms for "deflection"

    deflection deflexion deviation digression divagation diversion bending refraction warp

    "deflection" definitions

    a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting

    the amount by which a propagating wave is bent

    the movement of the pointer or pen of a measuring instrument from its zero position

    the property of being bent or deflected

    a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)