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averse
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • The chances are that she would be as averse to its being seen by Mr. Godfrey Norton, as our client is to its coming to the eyes of his princess.
  • No, he was averse to it also.
  • "I cannot admire his taste," I remarked, "if it is indeed a fact that he was averse to a marriage with so charming a young lady as this Miss Turner."
  • It is the more strange, since we know that Turner himself was averse to the idea.
  • You are not averse to this trip, Watson?

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  • averse to taking risks
  • I know that you are averse to doing the difficult parts of this job, but there are a lot of opportunities here.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite

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