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avert
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Gone with the Wind
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  • A stony silence and an averted head were his answers.
  • Averting her nose, she flapped the reins smartly across the horse’s back and hurried him past and around the bend of the road.
  • She could not speak, but seeing the direction of his eyes and their quick averting, she realized that her basque was open to the waist and her bare bosom and corset cover were showing.

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  • She averted her eyes from the violence on TV.

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