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.
  • Perceiving, however, that she was not able unaided to avert the invasions which threatened the eastern frontier of the empire, she revoked her oath, married Romanus, and with his assistance dispelled the impending danger.
  • For a while it seemed that even this would not avert a European war.