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deviate
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
differ or change
  • In a Party member, on the other hand, not even the smallest deviation of opinion on the most unimportant subject can be tolerated.
    p. 210.8
deviation = difference (in this case from orthodox or accepted opinion)

(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • All subsequent crimes against the Party, all treacheries, acts of sabotage, heresies, deviations, sprang directly out of his teaching.
    p. 12.3
  • The children, on the other hand, were systematically turned against their parents and taught to spy on them and report their deviations.
    p. 133.8
  • Even in the instant of death we cannot permit any deviation.
    p. 255.4

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