Deviate and Fend


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Deviate verb – To change one's course or direction.
Fend and deviate are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Fend" instead a verb "Deviate".
Nearby Words: deviation, deviant, deviating, deviance
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Fend verb – To drive danger or attack away from.
Deviate and fend are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Deviate" instead a verb "Fend".
Nearby Word: fending
Synonyms for Fend

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times deviate times fend times
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Fend and Deviate. (2016). Retrieved 2020, February 21, from
Deviate & Fend. N.p., 2016. Web. 21 Feb. 2020. <>.
Fend or Deviate. 2016. Accessed February 21, 2020.

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