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use "averse" in a sentence

Saxena is not averse to shorting stocks.

Most individuals also are averse to lowering their standard of living.

He is not averse to giving dramatic summaries of his childhood, which terrify Mr. Gradgrind's weak wife who is often rendered insensate by these horrific stories.

loyal to Drysdale as well, despite her misgivings toward his avarice and greed.

Avarice and violence is central to the entire plot line, including the curvy last minutes.

He grows more powerful when he eats treasure; a trait reminiscent of Grim Tuesday's avarice.

Mr. Salt is the only adult to be punished alongside his child, suggesting that his reinforcement of Veruca's avarice is more morally reprehensible than the poor parenting skills of the other adults.

20a); and once he ventured to convey a veiled rebuke to the patriarch for avarice ( Genesis Rabbah lxxviii.

Content Satire 1.1, Qui fit, Maecenas ("How come, Maecenas"), targets avarice and greed.

The book covers the rise of Nevada as a playground for adults, and intertwines a story of sex, greed, avarice, drug addiction, murder, and gambling.

John Walker's youngest son, John, took no part in the business, so when his eldest son Richard died and John senior retired and left the district, Jack Sharp was left in possession of the business and the Hall, which he consumed with calculated avarice.

Alternative sources credit the avarice of Brutus's troops as the factor that undid their definitive victory on October 3. Premature looting and gathering of booty by Brutus's advancing forces allowed Octavian's troops to re-form their line.

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