Mammoth Memory

Deviate – Depart from a normal course. Start doing something different

(Pronounced Dee-vee-ate)

The T.V. ate (deviate) our sofa. It was certainly a departure from what it normally did

The TV ate (deviate) our sofa. It was certainly a departure from what it normally did. 

 

Examples of deviate in a sentence

The author lost a large number of fans when he decided to deviate from his normal writing style. 

When Carol’s husband elects to deviate from his routine of coming home right after work, she accuses him of being unfaithful.

Fans of the book were not pleased when the screenwriter chose to deviate the movie script from the plot of the novel.

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