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Definitions for: AVERTS

Turn away or aside; "They averted their eyes when the King entered"
Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"

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(v. i.) To die; to perish.
(v. i.) To perish with hunger; to suffer extreme hunger or want; to be very indigent.
(v. i.) To perish or die with cold.
(v. t.) To destroy with cold.
(v. t.) To kill with hunger; as, maliciously to starve a man is, in law, murder.
(v. t.) To distress or subdue by famine; as, to starvea garrison into a surrender.
(v. t.) To destroy by want of any kind; as, to starve plans by depriving them of proper light and air.
(v. t.) To deprive of force or vigor; to disable.