Deviate and Eccentric


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Deviate adjective – Departing from some accepted standard of what is normal.
Usage example: the mother's deviate response to her child's death aroused suspicions

Eccentric and deviate are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Eccentric" instead an adjective "Deviate".
Nearby Words: deviation, deviant, deviating, deviance
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Eccentric adjective – Different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion.
Deviate and eccentric are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Deviate" instead an adjective "Eccentric".
Nearby Words: eccentricity, eccentrically, eccentrical
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Eccentric or Deviate. 2016. Accessed October 16, 2019.

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