deviating from the norm

deviating from the norm

verb alter one's course, depart from a norm, digress, diverge, drift, go astray, maunder, meander, skew, slew, straggle, stray, swerve, take a different course, wander
See also: irregular
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Because every penny saved by deviating from the norm releases more cash for the coffers of Kilmarnock, Hamilton and Livingston to buy more, better-quality players.
Growing up in a conservative Christian family, he was always aware that deviating from the norm was often looked down upon.
Each Ananda shoe is covered with synthetic leather while the quarter panel and tongue components are made of water hyacinth material, deviating from the norm of using animal leather.
There are also rumours that deviating from the norm, the South Korean smartphone manufacturer could unveil the smartphone as early as July or August this year.
IAM deviating from the norm a bit with this week's property, because won't be waxing lyrical about the beautiful decor and stunning features mainly because - there aren't any.
In a similar vein of deviating from the norm, a study from researchers at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan found that people who stay up late are more likely to find alternative solutions to a problem compared to their early-morning risers.
Contract notice: Manufacture and supply of a fire engine stlf season 20/25 after trh stlf20 / 25: 2007 and din 1846, however, deviating from the norm with water tank about 4 000 liters including firefighters technical loading..
However, a well-trained claims handler with a manageable caseload would also be able to determine that a claimant may be deviating from the norm when it comes to treatment.
The state gathers such information not to rank hospitals but to identify outliers, or programs deviating from the norm, that need attention.
"We are deviating from the norm by doing textiles for both home and fashion," Marwah said.
He knows what the reader expects and delights in deviating from the norm. He grows up revering Krishnu, connects with the Muslim form of worship and falls in love with the humanity of Jesus Christ.
A problem occurs when something is not behaving as it should; something is deviating from the norm; something goes wrong.