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deviate -- as in: deviate from the course
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Sense and Sensibility
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  • Do not blame him, however, for departing from his character, where the deviation is necessary.
  • In such a case, a plain and open avowal of his difficulties would have been more to his honour I think, as well as more consistent with his general character;—but I will not raise objections against any one’s conduct on so illiberal a foundation, as a difference in judgment from myself, or a deviation from what I may think right and consistent."

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  • She never deviated from her goal of getting a good education and becoming a teacher.
  • The show never deviates from its standard formula.

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