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    turn away

    turn away - Dictionary definition and meaning for word turn away

    (verb) move so as not face somebody or something Definition
    (verb) turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest
    Synonyms : bend , deflect
    (verb) refuse entrance or membership
    Synonyms : refuse , reject , turn down
    Example Sentence
    • They turned away hundreds of fans
    • Black people were often rejected by country clubs
    (verb) turn away or aside
    Synonyms : avert
    Example Sentence
    • They averted their eyes when the King entered
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