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Sample sentences for the GRE study word deviate

deviate can be used as a adj
deviate can be used as a verb
deviate can be used as a noun

1.It will be a pleasure if we can so far deviate from our rules as to give the required information to his lordship.. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
2.I had not, it seems, the originality to chalk out a new road to shame and destruction, but trode the old track with stupid exactness not to deviate an inch from the beaten centre. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
3."I communicated to Magwitch--in New South Wales--when he first wrote to me--from New South Wales--the caution that he must not expect me ever to deviate from the strict line of fact. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
4.Fogg, in order not to deviate from his course, furled his sails and increased the force of the steam but the vessel's speed slackened, owing to the state of the sea, the long waves of which broke against the stern. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
5.Beauchamp wished to go in alone, but Albert observed that as this was an unusual circumstance he might be allowed to deviate from the usual etiquette in affairs of honor. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere Villefort, will yourself see that no one deviates from them.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
7."But I am sure that the count does not regret having once deviated from the principles he has so boldly avowed.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
8.He did not think of doubting Freemasonry itself, but suspected that Russian Masonry had taken a wrong path and deviated from its original principles. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
9.He is often mistaken in so bold a manner, that one might think he deviated on purpose, if he did not in other places of his notes insist so much upon verbal trifles. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
10.To that end Kutuzov's activity was directed during the whole campaign from Moscow to Vilna--not casually or intermittently but so consistently that he never once deviated from it. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
11.RAVAISSON also deviates from the original in his translation of the following passage "_Or tu ne crois pas que le Nil ait mis plus d'eau dans la mer qu'il n'y en a a present dans tout l'element de l'eau. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
12."How have I deviated from those principles, monsieur" asked Monte Cristo, who could not help looking at Morrel with so much intensity, that two or three times the young man had been unable to sustain that clear and piercing glance. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
13.So the two swords were crossed close to the hilts, and as d'Artagnan stood firm, it was his adversary who made the retreating step but d'Artagnan seized the moment at which, in this movement, the sword of Bernajoux deviated from the line. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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