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deflect
used in The Hunger Games

4 uses
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Definition
turn aside from a fixed direction or line of interest
  • I brace myself to deflect his hit, but it doesn't come.
    p. 57.2
  • There's that net, clearly strung to deflect any such attack.
    p. 220.1
  • Fortunately, the first knife comes whizzing in on my right side so I can hear it and I'm able to deflect it with my bow.
    p. 283.9
  • Peeta has placed the broth pot under the worst one and repositioned the plastic to deflect most of it from me.
    p. 294.6

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