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avert
used in All Quiet on the Western Front

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Definition
prevent from happening

or:

turn away or aside — often to turn your eyes away from something
  • Now, merely to avert any ill-luck, I babble mechanically: "I will fulfil everything, fulfil everything I have promised you—" but already I know that I shall not do so.
    Chapter 9 (91% in)

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