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refrain from

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elude

keep away from

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706-714) Be careful to avoid the anger of the deathless gods.
733-736) Do not expose yourself befouled by the fireside in your house, but avoid this.
Never make water in the mouths of rivers which flow to the sea, nor yet in springs; but be careful to avoid this.
780-781) Avoid the thirteenth of the waxing month for beginning to sow: yet it is the best day for setting plants.
But take care to avoid troubles which eat out the heart on the fourth of the beginning and ending of the month; it is a day very fraught with fate.
802-804) Avoid fifth days: they are unkindly and terrible.
That man is happy and lucky in them who knows all these things and does his work without offending the deathless gods, who discerns the omens of birds and avoids transgressions.
This will best answer the views of revenue, because it will save expense in the collection, and will best avoid any occasion of disgust to the State governments and to the people.
Blundering along in this region of mist and uncertainty, they were frequently obliged to make long circuits, to avoid obstacles which they could not perceive until close upon them.
LAHORE -- Senior doctors have stressed the need for taking balanced diet at sehri and iftar and adopting a healthy lifestyle to avoid high blood pressure.
Avoid these areas over the weekend, starting tomorrow, April 26th through Sunday, April 28th.
ISLAMABAD -- To prevent from falling sick during hot summer season, Consultant physician advices citizens to eat healthy food in moderation and avoid consumption of soft drinks, not to skip breakfast, and drink sufficient amount of water during the season.
In celebration of National Rural Health Week in November, nurses from Memorial Hospital in Chester demonstrated how to avoid spreading germs to students at Mary Help of Christians school in Chester.
To beat heat and avoid heat stroke it is important that people avoid direct sun rays as far as possible.