Deviate and Err


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Deviate verb – To change one's course or direction.
Err is a synonym for deviate in approach topic. In some cases you can use "Err" instead a verb "Deviate", when it comes to topics like vary, digress, stray from normal path.
Nearby Words: deviation, deviant, deviating, deviance
Synonyms for Deviate


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Err verb – To make a mistake.
Deviate is a synonym for err in approach topic. You can use "Deviate" instead a verb "Err", if it concerns topics such as direction, vary, digress, sin.
Nearby Words: error, erring
Synonyms for Err
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Err or Deviate. 2016. Accessed October 15, 2019.

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