Sentence Examples


  • She didn't avert her gaze this time.
  • But though he was unable to extract the best results from parliament he was always able to avert its worst excesses.
  • One of the chief purposes for which magic was employed was ~o avert diseases.
  • During 1825 he succeeded in carrying stores and reinforcements into Missolonghi, when it was besieged for the second time, though he could not avert its fall.
  • For a while it seemed that even this would not avert a European war.