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

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


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