(Archaic) To keep in expectation; to beguile; to delude.
To turn aside from a course or way:
To feel or cause a tingling sensation.
To turn aside from a course or established direction; swerve:
To turn aside or deviate to avoid impact.
To plunge into mire or snow so as not to be able to get on; to set; to fix.
To reduce in intensity; slacken:
(Archaic) To keep up; maintain
To distract is defined as to draw someone's attention away from something and on to something else.
Deflect is defined as to cause something to change direction, or to deter someone from his/her intended purpose.
To beguile is defined as to deceive someone in a cunning way or to enchant someone and make him become attracted to you.
To refrain from using, engaging in, or partaking of:
To break up the quiet or serenity of; agitate (what is quiet or still)
To involve oneself or become occupied; participate:
To turn away:
To entertain by providing a splendid feast
To dissuade is defined as to try to talk someone out of something or to convince someone not to do or believe something.
To prevent or try to prevent by disapproving or raising objections or obstacles
To prevent or discourage from acting, as by means of fear or doubt:
To turn on or as if on a pivot
To adhere or conform to; keep:
To keep up in a race or contest:
To excite to anger; provoke; annoy; exasperate
Excite is defined as to stir up emotions, action or strong reactions.
To lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; switch:
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