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avert
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • The theft of the money and other things troubled him little, for he argued that the theft had not been committed for gain but to avert suspicion.
  • As he told his story Smerdyakov glanced at him from time to time, but for the most part kept his eyes averted.

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