Example sentences for: deflected

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

  • Lanny Davis, the closest thing to an official source who is talking, deflected the idea of an apology when quizzed about it.

  • Let us modify the device such that the cannonball, after hitting the paddle wheel and setting it spinning, is deflected downward onto the ground and digs a long shallow groove in the dirt, with high sides due to the displaced dirt.

  • A small skin incision was made in the knee and the patella deflected.

  • Cornell's boxes are like reliquaries infused with deflected eroticism and the magic of hopeless wishes.

  • "The shouting about Patrick Buchanan's defense of American isolationism in World War II," Zelikow writes, "has deflected attention from the real task: Defeat the ideas, not the man."


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