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  • And he held her still, with the same tenderness, looking into her face and resting his eyes on her averted eyes.
  • On the other hand, as the Doctor observed, she averted herself rigidly from the idea of marrying other people.
  • He bowed, and she turned away—standing there, averted, with her eyes on the ground, for some moments after she had heard him close the door of the room.

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  • avert a strike
  • She averted her eyes from the violence on TV.

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