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deter
used in My Antonia

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Definition
try to prevent; or prevent
  • Often she was tempted to tell Martha that the child must be kept at home, but somehow the memory of his foolish, happy face deterred her.
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (39% in)
deterred = prevented
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