Deviate and Float


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Deviate verb – To change one's course or direction.
Float and deviate are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Float" instead a verb "Deviate".
Nearby Words: deviation, deviant, deviating, deviance
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Float verb – To rest or move along the surface of a liquid or in the air.
Deviate and float are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Deviate" instead a verb "Float".
Nearby Words: floating, floated, floater, floatable, floaty
Synonyms for Float

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bit deviate bit float bit
inches deviate inches float inches
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Float and Deviate. (2016). Retrieved 2020, June 07, from
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Float or Deviate. 2016. Accessed June 07, 2020.

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