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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Run off or leave the rails; Cause to run off the tracks.

Usage examples (37)
  • They had planned to derail the trains that carried atomic waste
  • But if it gets too heavy, it could To use your term derail the fun train.
  • Do not let that word derail us from a far larger conversation we as a country should be having.
  • Zionism could "derail" an upcoming UN conference on racism. for more
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