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avert
used in Pygmalion

only 1 use
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Definition
prevent from happening

or:

turn away or aside — often to turn your eyes away from something
  • LIZA [with averted face] And you may throw me out tomorrow if I don't do everything you want me to?
    Act 5 (46% in)

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