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Averted
Avert A*vert", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Averted; p. pr. & vb. n. Averting.] [L. avertere; a, ab + vertere to turn: cf. OF. avertir. See Verse, n.] To turn aside, or away; as, to avert the eyes from an object; to ward off, or prevent, the occurrence or effects of; as, how can the danger be averted? ``To avert his ire.' --Milton. When atheists and profane persons do hear of so many discordant and contrary opinions in religion, it doth avert them from the church. --Bacon. Till ardent prayer averts the public woe. --Prior.
Averted
Averted A*vert"ed, a. Turned away, esp. as an expression of feeling; also, offended; unpropitious. Who scornful pass it with averted eye. --Keble.
Avert
Avert A*vert", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Averted; p. pr. & vb. n. Averting.] [L. avertere; a, ab + vertere to turn: cf. OF. avertir. See Verse, n.] To turn aside, or away; as, to avert the eyes from an object; to ward off, or prevent, the occurrence or effects of; as, how can the danger be averted? ``To avert his ire.' --Milton. When atheists and profane persons do hear of so many discordant and contrary opinions in religion, it doth avert them from the church. --Bacon. Till ardent prayer averts the public woe. --Prior.

Meaning of Averted from wikipedia

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- case of adverse signs, to the Averters of evil [apotropaioi], to Earth and to the Heroes, that all dangers may be averted. Pausanias 2.11.1 (Corinth):...
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- Denzil Kingston Freeth MBE (10 July 1924 – 26 April 2010) was a British Conservative politician. Born in the Paddington area of London, Freeth was educated...
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- persuaded Savitsky to surface and await orders from Moscow. This effectively averted the general nuclear war which probably would have ensued if the nuclear...
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