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  • v. to rotate the body or head so as not to face someone or something
  • v. to bend or turn from a fixed course
  • v. to refuse to admit someone
  • v. to avert or deflect something

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest
  • v. turn away or aside
  • v. move so as not face somebody or something
  • v. refuse entrance or membership

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