1 A residence in Turkey was abhorrent to her; her religion and her feelings were alike averse to it.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) ShelleyGet Context In Chapter 14
2 My father's age rendered him extremely averse to delay.
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3 I was not averse to doing this, as it served to make me and my boat a commoner incident among the water-side people there.
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4 I should not have been averse to do so, but that I imagined I detected trouble, and calculation relative to the extent of the cold meat, in Mrs. Micawber's eye.
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5 From his conversation with the old man, Levin thought he was not averse to new methods either.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In PART 3: Chapter 25
6 The chances are that she would be as averse to its being seen by Mr. Godfrey Norton, as our client is to its coming to the eyes of his princess.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
7 Yet they are not averse to comfortable chairs and the latest periodicals.
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8 But there is still indeed a more weighty reason, why the kings of this country have been always averse from executing so terrible an action, unless upon the utmost necessity.
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9 There are plenty of sturdy Union patriots who are not averse to picking up money selling goods to the Confederacy.
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10 He withheld his hand, and shrank away averse from the abhorred service, and hid himself blindly in the dark.
11 He never talked to her much, but he looked at her a good deal, and she felt sure that he did not regard her with aversion.
Little Women By Louisa May AlcottGet Context In CHAPTER TWELVE
12 Don't take off your apron, whatever you do, it's peculiarly becoming, said Laurie, as Jo bestowed his especial aversion in her capacious pocket and offered her arm to support his feeble steps.
Little Women By Louisa May AlcottGet Context In CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR
13 At this awful speech Amy contained herself with difficulty, for the impression was being given that she was rather a fast young lady, which was her especial aversion.
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14 It is a happy thing that time quells the longings of vengeance and hushes the promptings of rage and aversion.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XXI
15 Never once in their dialogues did I hear a syllable of regret at the hospitality they had extended to me, or of suspicion of, or aversion to, myself.
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