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deviate (verb) – 1. To turn aside from a course or way: hikers who deviated from the main path.
2. To depart, as from a norm, purpose, or subject; differ or stray.

(noun) – A deviant.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : 1630s, from Late Latin deviatus, past participle of deviare “to turn aside, turn out of the way,” from Latin phrase de via, from de “off” + via “way”. The noun meaning “sexual pervert” is attested from 1912.