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aversion
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Great Expectations
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  • He had no occasion to say after that that he had conceived an aversion for my patron, neither had I occasion to confess my own.
  • If I had begun with any appetite, he would have taken it away, and I should have sat much as I did,—repelled from him by an insurmountable aversion, and gloomily looking at the cloth.
  • (She was looking at me then with a look of supreme aversion.

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  • Our older staff tend to have an aversion to change.
  • Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it.
    Samuel Johnson

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