On other arrows fired his way, I thought he deflected them pretty effectively.
Used just “to soothe would-be emancipators while he deflected their petitions.”
I kept asking why he, a somewhat nerdy numbers guy, was such a media star, but Norquist deflected the questions.
The Mitchell trip did not deal even in a deflected manner with these hard, underlying realities.
Smith, meanwhile, deflected questions about a potential romance between the Doctor and Amy.
His energy is too often deflected toward fictitious goals located outside of the real world.
That great love wraps us all, is older than our sins, and is not deflected by them.
deflected by their collision with the glacier, some blocks were carried past us within a few yards of the spot where we stood.
It would not be deflected; its whole force would be expended there.
He was deflected by one of Mary's normal level gazes, turned upon him.