Deter

De*ter"

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deterred (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Deterring.] [L. deterrere; de + terrere to frighten, terrify. See Terror.] To prevent by fear; hence, to hinder or prevent from action by fear of consequences, or difficulty, risk, etc. Addison.
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Potent enemies tempt and deter us from our duty.
Tillotson.
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My own face deters me from my glass.
Prior.
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