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avert
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • The face of an old priest was at the grating, averted from him, leaning upon a hand.
  • Then, resting his forehead against his hand, he leaned towards the grating and, with eyes still averted, spoke slowly.
  • She was dancing towards him and, as she came, her eyes were a little averted and a faint glow was on her cheek.

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  • She averted her eyes from the violence on TV.

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