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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (verb) deflect

Synonyms: block, deflect, parry Definition: impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball) Usage: block an attack

Hypernyms: fence Definition: fight with fencing swords

Synonyms: deflect, distract Definition: draw someone's attention away from something Usage: The thief distracted the bystanders; He deflected his competitors

Hypernyms: flurry, put off, disconcert, confuse Definition: cause to feel embarrassment Usage: The constant attention of the young man confused her

Synonyms: deflect Definition: turn aside and away from an initial or intended course

Hypernyms: turn Definition: change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense Usage: Turn towards me; The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face; She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs

Synonyms: bend, deflect, turn away Definition: turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest

Hypernyms: turn Definition: change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense Usage: Turn towards me; The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face; She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs

Synonyms: forefend, forfend, fend off, stave off, avert, avoid, obviate, debar, deflect, ward off, head off Definition: prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening Usage: Let's avoid a confrontation; head off a confrontation; avert a strike

Hypernyms: forbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent Definition: keep from happening or arising; make impossible Usage: My sense of tact forbids an honest answer; Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project