Thesaurus / turn away

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Thank Heaven that I had the sense to turn away from him and to marry a better, if a poorer, man.

Nay, do not turn away that dear blushing face from me; remember it is your father who speaks to you.

But how does the root learn that the water is there and turn away from its original track to find it?

The Romance of Plant LifeG. F. Scott Elliot

She tried to turn away and escape the scrutiny of the gallant.

I saw her brother gaze silently; saw him stoop and implant a kiss––and turn away.

If we turn away from the poor, we are not ready to receive the reward of Him who blesses the poor.

Christian ScienceMark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

If possible, when thou meetest them turn away as from venomous snakes.

The Poison TreeBankim Chandra Chatterjee

It is difficult to turn away from this subject now that I have begun speaking of it, but we must return to individual psychology.

The Bible says that those who neglect their own families are worse than infidels, and we have no right to turn away our kin.

The Staying GuestCarolyn Wells

Thus musing on the lights and shadows of Paris, I turn away half in admiration and half in pity, but all in love.

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