Definitions

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  • adj. Tending to deviate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Tending to deviate; devious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Deviating.

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Examples

  • These deviatory details may enable the readers to understand more fully, and to condemn less readily the actions of Josephine de Maistre.

    Honor Edgeworth Ottawa's Present Tense

  • I mean the leaders of Moral Legions would always cite animals as the ultimate proof of the deviatory essence of homosexuality, they'd say "if it's natural, then why animals don't do it?".

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