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And the way he can touch a bat with his mitt and deflect it on the third strike without being detected by the umpire is wonderful.
A plan to invade England also helped to deflect his mind from establishing an outpost of his empire upon our continent.
A STRAIGHT DEALOWEN WISTER
It would sweep any man or men aside like driftwood if they stood in its way or attempted to deflect it.
Lockley knew that sharp points, when charged electrically, make tiny jets of ionized air which will deflect a candle flame.
OPERATION TERRORWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
All currents of electricity have encircling currents of magnetism, and all deflect the magnetic needle.
THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE WEATHERTHOMAS BELDEN BUTLER
And each time he tries to rise above that passion, the reappearance of the woman is sufficient to deflect him from his purpose.
The chauffeur must pick his course, for at any moment a soft spot in the sand may tend to deflect him.
But Patty, being in a reminiscent mood, continued the conversation with Harriet, who had no mail to deflect her.
JUST PATTYJEAN WEBSTER
If we knew when that meteor was due to arrive, we would be able to spot and deflect it in time.
FIFTY PER CENT PROPHETGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
Even if she had hung a little, in a lull of wind, it would have been easy for Oxford to deflect a trifle and pass under her stern.
BOATINGW. B. WOODGATE

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