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  • Deflected bullets from a lost hunter trying to signal someone that went whizzing past my dad and me as we were sitting on the ground overlooking the swamp the person was wandering around in.

    what is your closest call to a bad experience while hunting?

  • Deflected by the blow, Michael dropped back to earth and ran on with his longest leaps to catch up and make his next spring.

    CHAPTER XXXVI

  • Deflected a school season-record 21 passes, most on third-down plays, and was responsible for killing 15 scoring drives, including one on fourth down.

    USATODAY.com - Defensive backs: Early rounds loaded with speed, size

  • Deflected, their attention switched to the south and the army bound for Milan instead encamped around Bologna in the Romagnol.

    Campaign moves - 3rd October 2007.

  • Deflected and reflected by the glass, the lasers had burned a pair of thumbnail-sized holes in the far wall of the antechamber and another two in the ceiling.

    The Mocking Program

  • Deflected by her lumbar spine, the point has slipped sideways at an angle and penetrated her right kidney.

    The Girls He Adored

  • Deflected by the weaving, arcing sword and its attendant indigo aurora, gale after gale was forcefully merged to blow steadily from astern.

    A Triumph of Souls

  • Deflected, the orb fell to the floor a few feet away from the Cimmerian, sputtering faintly.

    Conan The Hunter

  • The glowing colors of the clouds were Deflected on the sea, with a new and wonderful effect.

    Love's Final Victory

  • Deflected for a little, perhaps, by Rose Agassiz, but small chance she had against him!

    Runner of the Mountain Tops: The Life of Louis Agassiz

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