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Harry Potter (#4) and the Goblet of Fire
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deflect
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Harry Potter (#4) and the Goblet of Fire
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  • The rest of the class was very eager to leave; Moody had given them such a rigorous test of hex-deflection that many of them were nursing small injuries.
  • My curse was deflected by the woman’s foolish sacrifice, and it rebounded upon myself.
  • Nothing would ever deflect Professor Binns, for example, from plowing on through his notes on goblin rebellions — as Binns hadn’t let his own death stand in the way of continuing to teach, they supposed a small thing like Christmas wasn’t going to put him off.
  • This was supposed to cast a temporary, invisible wall around himself that deflected minor curses; Hermione managed to shatter it with a well-placed Jelly-Legs Jinx, and Harry wobbled around the room for ten minutes afterward before she had looked up the counterjinx.

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  • deflect blame from herself
  • trucks designed to deflect improvised-explosive-device blasts

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