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deter
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
try to prevent; or prevent
  • But these breaks did not deter him.
    Book 8 — Mitya (9% in)
  • "Why," began the elder, "all these sentences to exile with hard labor, and formerly with flogging also, reform no one, and what's more, deter hardly a single criminal, and the number of crimes does not diminish but is continually on the increase.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (52% in)

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