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  • What should you think of me now if you had not raised your knife to me—the knife which God averted from my throat?
  • Vera Lebedeff told all she knew, and by Lebedeff’s advice it was decided that all three should go to Petersburg as quickly as possible, in order to avert "what might so easily happen."

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  • She averted her eyes from the violence on TV.

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