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Example sentences for averse
They seem to know it all before they enter the class, and are not averse to telling you.
Older societies may be less innovative and more risk-averse than younger ones.
Transcending the cowboy-tale genre, this raucous romp should tickle bath-averse children everywhere.
We're largely an obedience-averse society these days.
Our new administration sees somewhat averse to paying taxes as well, which is somewhat ironic.
They are too risk averse to venture out into growth areas that have as many opportunities for failure as success.
We think of the bargain buyers but many people, especially in bad economic times, are risk averse.
Both field and laboratory-based research are difficult, and grant agencies are risk-averse.
The winners get some public money-their merits having been proven to the city's risk-averse bureaucrats.
But he was not averse to helping them present themselves in a better light.
Although my house is small, my family seems to be cleaning-averse.
In an industry as regulated and risk-averse as aircraft building, introducing these changes will prove an uphill struggle.
For the fish averse, there is buttermilk fried chicken.
Surveys showed that some buyers are psychologically averse to shopping by auction.
People are commonly observed to be “risk averse” in everyday life—that is, they reject better-than-fair gambles.
He's remarkably averse to conflict, pruning the toxic people from his life.
Rawls' formulation implies that individuals are predominantly risk averse.
This week's pizza recipes also make for a handy way to sabotage the picky habits of vegetable-averse kids.
Its future depends on attracting clever creative types who are not averse to designer coffee.
Not that the store is averse to commercially successful authors.
In part, this was because inflation stayed low and investors were risk-averse in the alarm of the recession.
Harvest rates were optimized for both risk-neutral and risk-averse utility functions.
They were not averse to the idea of a longer school year.
Drug-taking entails risks, and societies are increasingly risk-averse.
Risk averse as they may be, they truly believe it is in their capitalist best interest to resist the use of firearms on site.
The mood among investors swiftly turned risk-averse.
It's not too hard, as long as you aren't averse to knocking a hole in the wall.
Governments have high retention rates because of the job security and benefits they offer to comparatively risk-averse employees.
And all of the change and uncertainty can make us risk-averse and prone to getting stuck.
Productivity has gone down because wealth and capital have concentrated in too few hands who have become increasingly risk averse.
Those with current-account deficits are vulnerable to a sudden outflow of capital if global investors become more risk averse.
But I do see the problems inherent in fielding a diplomat so basically averse to, well, diplomacy.
Investors these days are averse to risky emerging-market government debt.
It seems to make selective colleges much too risk averse in balancing equity and efficiency goals.
Who isn't averse to kicking his or her opponent in the shins but does it gently and cleverly.
Nuclear weapons make leaders vigilant and risk-averse.
Conversely, we're risk-averse when alone for reasons of survival as well.
The funds can harvest the benefits of volatility and illiquidity unavailable to the risk averse.
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