Re: deter

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Subject: Re: deter
Posted by:  Opinicus (gezgin@kanyak.com.which.is.not.invalid)
Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2015

On Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:52:33 -0400, micky <NONONOmisc…@bigfoot.com>
wrote:

>"Fear of capture and punishment deterred him from accosting the woman."
>Does that mean for sure he didn't accost her.  Or does it mean maybe he
>didn't do it when he was in his normal mood, but when she provoked him
>the deterrence was less than the provocation?

It means it kept him from accosting her but not from wanting to accost
her.

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Bob
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deter posted by micky on Tue, 21 Apr 2015