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- 1. distract, deflect, confuse, flurry, disconcert, put off
- usage: draw someone's attention away from something; "The thief distracted the bystanders"; "He deflected his competitors"
- 2. perturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract, disorder, disturb, upset, trouble
- usage: disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed; "She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill"
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