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deter
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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try to prevent; or prevent
  • Someone said to me that most war resisters who returned to the United States couldn't take the Canadian climate; and what did I think of the seriousness of the war resistance if "these people" could be deterred from their commitment by a little cold weather?
    p. 465.5

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