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  1. List of paraphrases:

    discouraging, deterrence, discourage, dissuading, deter, deterrent

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  1. Subodh Chandra:

    Fat chance of this absurd discipline deterring anyone from anything other than continued incompetence and indifference, that the dispatcher still has her job when a child is dead speaks volumes about accountability in Cleveland.

  2. Jeff Sessions:

    For those who still seek to violate our laws and enter the country illegally, let me be very clear. Don’t come. Please don’t come, we will continue to expand our approach of deterring illegal immigration. Everything’s on the table in that regard.

  3. Paul Ryan:

    DACA was an illegal abuse of executive power, and it’s important to reaffirm that the president can not unilaterally rewrite the law, today’s decision puts the ball in Congress ’ court. … A balance between compassion and deterring future illegal immigration can be found.

  4. Jasmine Opperman:

    Boko Haram is now part and parcel of theISIS-aligned international jihadist threat, any deterring operation will have to take into account Boko Haram, and that means greater international involvement in an area already overwhelmed by foreign presence and interests.

  5. Albert Einstein:

    One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.


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