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Synonyms for derail
diˈreɪl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. derail(verb)

    cause to run off the tracks

    "they had planned to derail the trains that carried atomic waste"

    Synonyms:
    jump

  2. derail, jump(verb)

    run off or leave the rails

    "the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks"

    Synonyms:
    rise, skip over, startle, pass over, chute, jumpstart, jump-start, bound, alternate, spring, leap, start, stick out, stand out, climb up, skip, jump out, jump off, parachute, leap out, jump

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    frustrate, thwart, disrupt, divert, torpedo

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