Example sentences for: deflect

How can you use “deflect” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Again, administration officials deflect it by contrasting it with a tougher word: "force."

  • In 1976, Attorney General Edward Levi adopted domestic security guidelines to regulate intelligence collection in the United States and to deflect calls for even stronger regulation.

  • In such places, too, is found bog iron , sometimes concentrated enough to deflect compasses.

  • Outside the garden walls, a large rectangular pond is bisected by the Nine Turnings Bridge, so shaped to deflect evil spirits.

  • USAT states that the Clinton letter was one of several moves "trying to deflect attention from the president's own fund-raising role in the 1996 election," and quotes bill opponent Sen.


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