averse

All Adjective Verb Noun
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  • She was always averse to being in the room when men came on business. Cited from The Debtor, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • He was now more than ever averse to the task before him. Cited from Can You Forgive Her?, by Anthony Trollope
  • Like many big and strong men he was averse to use his superior physical powers in fighting. Cited from Charlie to the Rescue, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • More especially was he averse to any mention of his earlier days. Cited from The Survivor, by E.Phillips Oppenheim
  • She was very averse to talking about herself and her own affairs, even with her cousin. Cited from Can You Forgive Her?, by Anthony Trollope
  • Many are averse also to merely the sight or thought of this sort of contact.
  • He didn't seem averse to talking about it, and went on at some length. Cited from Murder in the Gunroom, by Henry Beam Piper
  • Travel-averse people feel well enough at home, and do not see the point in traveling.
  • They are represented as gentle to good men, and averse to those who are bad. Cited from Analysis of Antient Mythology, Volume II (of VI), by Jacob Bryant
  • I have always been averse to every sort of competition. Cited from Oriental Encounters, by Marmaduke Pickthall
  • Those who are most averse to religion in life, generally desire to share its benefits in death. Cited from The Hero of the Humber, by Henry Woodcock
  • He had been all shot up in the last war, and he seemed not the least averse to getting shot up again.
  • You know he is rather averse to the lower orders. Cited from Dusty Diamonds Cut and Polished, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • "He did not seem averse last night to go on such an adventure." Cited from Varney the Vampire, by Thomas Preskett Prest
  • He was not averse to using his art to pass comment on any of them.
  • Money market funds are considered more risk averse than regular banks and thus lack this risk characteristic.
  • As long as Henry could get money he was averse from all constitutional reform. Cited from The Rise of the Democracy, by Joseph Clayton
  • She was not very strong, and she knew well that her husband would be greatly averse to her taking such a step. Cited from The Lamp in the Desert, by Ethel M. Dell
  • She expressed herself greatly averse to such a measure, and used every argument to set me against it. Cited from Memoirs And Historical Chronicles Of The Courts Of Europe, by Various
  • The good lady was not greatly averse to such a pleasant publication of the family name. Cited from The Golden Shoemaker, by J. W. Keyworth
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