Thesaurus / deviating
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You can compare the angles measured during the half-squat to the angles measured during running, and calculate a number that tells you how far your running motion deviates from your habitual motion path.

Then 2020 happened, and like every other media entity, the organization has had to adapt and deviate from its planned strategy.

A judge could deviate only if “extraordinary circumstances exist such that imposition of a mandatory minimum term would be a serious injustice,” the law says.

How Criminal Cops Often Avoid Jailby Andrew Ford, Asbury Park PressSeptember 23, 2020ProPublica

In yielding to his weakness, he knew he was deviating from the life lines he had laid with such forethought for his following.

Flamsted quarriesMary E. Waller

They prefer cutting a tunnel through granite to deviating a hairbreadth from the line they have marked out for themselves.

Deviating from the natural condition, course, or rule; as, an abnormal appetite.

OrthographyElmer W. Cavins

In this manner we reached the hut, deviating from a direct line, in order to do so.

SatanstoeJames Fenimore Cooper

The saw is kept from deviating from its course by movable guides placed on the sliders, D and D'.

The editor's reason for deviating from the Latin translation may be seen, at full length, in the preceding work.

Why, does he not tell us, wherein himself, or any one else shewed his Judgement in deviating from the Rules of Art?


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