Turns-away sentence example

turns-away
  • Any time anyone tries to raise the subject to Donnie, he just turns away and acts as if he didn't hear the question.

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  • He turns away contemptuously from the mere curiosities of literature, and is never tempted to make a display of trivial erudition.

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  • It may be so to worldly eyes, but in the time of danger to Islam the Moslem turns away from the things of this world and thirsts only for the service of his Faith, even though he looks in the face of death To establish confidence in the minds of the Egyptian public that the authorities could maintain order and tranquillity, it was determined to increase permanently the strength of the British garrison.

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  • It turns away contemptuously and fiercely from the sentimental aspirations of reformers possessed by the democratic doctrine of the rights of the omnipotent nation.

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  • But, in so far as it claims to deal with special revelation, it lifts itself out of the circle of the sciences, and turns away from natural know 1 Other usages of O€oXoyla are the Divine nature of Christ (St John Chrysostom, quoted in Konstantinides' Greek Lexicon), Old and New Testaments (Theodoret, ib.); Greek theology and Mosaic or revealed theology (Theodoret).

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  • Pass the Foy Bridge, a suspension footbridge over the Wye, at which point the road turns away from the river.

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