Sentence Examples

  • He turned at her voice and saw the girl shaking with her eyes averted from the mess.
  • A shadow crossed her face, before she averted her eyes.
  • The decease of Prince Alexander left the house of Orange without a direct heir male, but the prospect of a disputed succession had fortunately been averted by the marriage of the king in 1879 with the princess Emma of Waldeck-Pyrmont.
  • By abolishing the illusory pensions fund, by applying and amending the Bank Laws, effecting economies, and increasing taxation upon corn, incomes from consolidated stock, salt and matches, he averted national bankruptcy, and placed Italian finance upon a sounder basis than at any time since the fall of the Right.
  • A war was averted through the good offices of the British minister, Sir T.

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