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Correct spelling:
derail
Definition:
cause to run off the tracks; " they had planned to derail the trains that carried atomic waste"
Synonyms:
dissuade (verb)
intimidate, prevent, daunt, ban, disincline, dishearten, inhibit, bar, dampen, deter, check, deflect, divert, admonish, chill, avert, restrain, dissuade, discourage, depress.
Other synonyms:
jump.
Examples of usage:
  1. I've got a couple of ties, if wreck threatens I'll heave a tie off on the track derail me private car." an' thot an' - "The U.P. Trail", Zane Grey.
  2. All along the track, from outside of Benton to the top of a long, slow rise of desert were indications of the fact that Indians had torn up the track or attempted to derail trains. - "The U.P. Trail", Zane Grey.
  3. The next obstruction may derail us." - "The Grafters", Francis Lynde.

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