Much as I crave revenge, I'll turn away and not waste my time assaulting his castle again.
How could you think I would turn away my own child?
"It will be a miracle if we even get there but if we do, you can turn away from the actual abduction," I said as I readied the equipment and turned on the recorder.
Her time was too short to turn away a tall, dark, handsome, intriguing, dangerous stranger she met on the beach in the moonlight who smelled good.
Kiera rubbed her arm with a small wince and forced herself to turn away.
By nature, he didn't smile, but would he turn away from her or tolerate her?
Edith moved her fingers lower and he tried to turn away.
I had to turn away pretty quickly.
Mom kept rereading it, but she didn't want me to see it—she'd turn away when I came near.
She watched as the twisted battle began and progressed, unable to turn away despite her horror.
The sensations unsettled him, but he forced himself to turn away.
The institutions which the need of protection seized upon when it first began to turn away from the state were twofold.
The ancient Indian ritual for the sacrifice to the Fathers required the officiating priest to turn away with bated breath that he might not see the spirits engaged upon the rice-balls laid out for them.
There were to be found the most contradictory qualities in perfect agreement with each other - gravity and courtliness, earnestness and gaiety, the man of learning, the noble and the bishop. But all centred in an air of high-bred dignity, of graceful, polished seemliness and wit - it cost an effort to turn away one's eyes.
Mom kept rereading it, but she didn't want me to see itâ€”she'd turn away when I came near.
You may turn away when your Savior draws near; you may sit disconsolate when he calls.
grimace of disgust, he began to turn away.
You can't turn away a genuine refugee fleeing persecution.
One evening a single person was able to turn away 30 people.
Blood spilled at sea will turn away the white fish shoal.
Remember how I stood before thee to speak good for them, to turn away thy wrath from them.
Only when a man was killed or wounded did he frown and turn away from the sight, shouting angrily at the men who, as is always the case, hesitated about lifting the injured or dead.
"Father," she said, "do not turn away from me, let us weep together."
Then he would turn away to the portrait of his dead Lise, who with hair curled a la grecque looked tenderly and gaily at him out of the gilt frame.
Pierre was no longer able to turn away and close his eyes.
The moral bankruptcy of Emma's friend group caused her to turn away from them when she went to college.
After three minutes, the players turn away from their partners, and change five things about their appearances.
For most people, the more invested they become in eating vegetarian, the easier it is to turn away meat.
Recently, heroin users have tended to turn away from injecting heroin in favor of smoking or snorting it, thinking that it is less addictive if ingested in these ways.
Few people will turn away a cupcake, and spreading the word about your product or serve through a dessert is a great way to get people talking about what you have to offer.
There is more of a puzzle element in Mario 64 than before -- almost RPG-like -- but not enough to turn away people who aren't into that kind of thing (e.g., me).
In some cases, the organization may turn away goods if it has too much already in stock.
Sadly, prejudice is still alive, and there are some families who still choose to turn away from their children when they become involved in an interracial romance.
Many women who find it hard to wear these types of pants and jeans will often turn away from thongs or other types of panties.
Normally the holidays are a time for us to turn away from ourselves and fill our thoughts with other people.
One of the reasons why women may turn away form long johns is because they don't pick the right size.
Open cup bras, bustiers, or babydolls: What lover could turn away from breasts openly on display?
Kelly, and then there is everyone else, and thanks to guest appearances by the likes of T.I., this is one more R.Kelly moment you won't be able to turn away from.
According to Psychology Today, the reason so many people find it so difficult to turn away from reality television is a little less sinister.
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