verb (used with object), de·terred, de·ter·ring.
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Aielli, who was very much alive when she learned of her funeral plans and the death threat they imply, says she is not deterred.Days of Mafia Mayhem Are Wracking Italy Once Again|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Filat said Moldova would not be deterred from its Western trajectory.
And men, you need not be deterred—mushrooms can still aid in your health.Mushrooms Are Magic for Women Trying to Lose Weight|Liza Gates|May 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nor will Russia be dislodged from Crimea or deterred from further escalation by military force.Les Gelb Puts Russia in Its Place—and Critics in Theirs|Leslie H. Gelb|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Anybody who remembered him from those days could not have been surprised as he now refused to be deterred by the silence.Peter King: I Did My Best to Fight the Cruz Crazies|Michael Daly|October 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This fact stimulated uprightness of conduct, and often deterred the wrong-doer.The Memories of Fifty Years|William H. Sparks
Many who have the taste, and wish to form a Library, are deterred by fear of the cost.Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life|Ann S. Stephens
He was only deterred by the timely arrival of Chief Dalton, who had heard the disturbance and come to see what it was about.The Motor Boys Afloat|Clarence Young
But Mr. Cocking was not to be deterred; convinced of the truth of his discovery, up he would go.
This was unfortunate; but not to be deterred from my purpose, I determined to use a mixture of honey and water in its place.The Swiss Family Robinson|Johann David Wyss