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What is another word for averting?

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Noun
The act or state of averting
Averting the upcoming crisis required quick decision-making and effective problem-solving skills.”
Adjective
Used or intended to avert or thwart danger or disaster
Verb
Present participle for to avert the occurrence of by taking preventative action
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“A vigilant driver managed to stop the locomotive and avert a major disaster.”
Verb
Present participle for to turn aside or away
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“They don't make for pretty reading and some of you may wish to avert your eyes now.”
Verb
Present participle for to divert one's mind or attention (to something else)
“A man may avert his attention from something presented to him, not because it is irrelevant to the subject at hand, or insignificant in itself, but because it is disturbing.”
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Present participle for to impede the work or progress of
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Present participle for to protect or shield from harm or danger
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Present participle for to prevent oneself from
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Present participle for to exclude or reject as a candidate or possibility
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Present participle for to escape or keep away from
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Present participle for to not be able to experience or take advantage of (an opportunity or chance)
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