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To have prevented oneself from
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“A vigilant driver managed to stop the locomotive and avert a major disaster.”
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Past tense for to turn aside or away
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“They don't make for pretty reading and some of you may wish to avert your eyes now.”
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Past tense for to protect or shield from harm or danger
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Past tense for prevent the occurrence of
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Past tense for keep at bay
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Past tense for give assurance
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Past tense for to exclude or reject as a candidate or possibility
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Past tense for to not be able to experience or take advantage of (an opportunity or chance)
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Deflected
“I turned my head towards aisle three to stare down Vader, but I was afraid of being turned into a pillar of salt so I averted my eyes.”
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