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avert
used in Nineteen Minutes

2 uses
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Definition
prevent from happening

or:

turn away or aside — often to turn your eyes away from something
  • The first defendant was called, and he shuffled past the bar with his eyes averted.
    Part 1 (3% in)
  • She stood, averting her eyes, and ran up the basement stairs.
    Part 1 (68% in)

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