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Yes, I am a little oppressed just now with overwork, nor is this avoidable.

Do not pass between two persons who are talking together, if avoidable.

Your orders are simply to make a reconnaissance and to run no avoidable risks.

Divorce was bad; it was evil; it was avoidable in almost every case.

The unavoidable losses are few in number; the avoidable, many.

Such accidents always are avoidable if a man realizes the danger.

The avoidable decay of the smallest member is an injury to the whole.

Believe me, Madame, this office is distasteful to me, but it was not avoidable.

Whether in art or in life I am no lover of an avoidable anticlimax.

Vaguely it came home to him that the menace might be avoidable.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, from avoid + -able. Related: Avoidably.

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