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- I turned and, running madly, made for the first group of trees, perhaps a hundred yards away; but I ran slantingly and stumbling, for I could not avert my face from these things.1.4 — Book 1 Chapter 4 — The Cylinder Opens (77% in)
There are no more uses of "avert" in The War of the Worlds.
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