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.
  • For a while it seemed that even this would not avert a European war.
  • Diplomacy busied itself with fruitless attempts to avert hostilities; on the 17th of April 1897 war was declared by Turkey.