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It was liable to be so deflected from its course as to kill the unsuspicious hunter, who had assumed great risk as it was.
TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
They deflected their course somewhat from the direct path to the Red Planet, probably to avoid a meeting with any wandering ship.
He was taking the rest cure by means of a sea voyage to San Francisco and deflected his itinerary for a week's land journey.
On examination, it was found that the compass had been slightly deflected by a bit of metal that had lodged in the box.
In such cases, the course of development was at once deflected directly towards the individual family.
But Dredge was only thirty-four, and some people seemed to feel that there was a kind of deflected nepotism in Lanfear's choice.
Tongues of fire flared from the hole, speared to the ground and were deflected upward, cradling the metal ball in a wave of flame.
If the current is reversed in direction the magnetoscope needle is deflected in the reverse direction.
PHYSICSWILLIS EUGENE TOWER
And a large volume of trade was at once deflected from the sea route round Cape Horn.
The principle is applied in good ammeters and voltmeters to prevent the swinging of the needle when deflected.
PHYSICSWILLIS EUGENE TOWER

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lackadaisicaladjective | [lak-uh-dey-zi-kuhl ]SEE DEFINITION