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deviate
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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differ or change
  • I left Dan explaining the deviations from the expected to the excited amateur actor—I wanted to get dressed, and find Owen's clothes, in a hurry, without encountering either of the Wiggins.
    p. 233.5
  • Mr. Fish's face, and Dan's face, too—both of these sophisticates of amateur theater were mouths-agape in admiration, for here was a stage presence that could overcome not only amateurism but the common cold; Owen had overcome error and bad acting and deviation from the script.
    p. 223.6

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