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avert
used in A Great and Terrible Beauty

2 uses
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Definition
prevent from happening

or:

turn away or aside — often to turn your eyes away from something
  • "Avert your eyes!" she says in near hysteria, trying desperately to cover herself with the bit of lace and cloth.
    Chapter 15 (88% in)
  • He's squinting at Ann, who is still averting her eyes.
    Chapter 25 (51% in)

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