avert one's eyes

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Definition of avert one's eyes

: to look away He averted his eyes when she approached him.

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“Avert one's eyes.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/avert%20one%27s%20eyes. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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