|avoid suomeksi||karttaa, väistää, välttää|
: I try to avoid the company of gamblers.
*: The devyll...sayde unto hym: all these will I geve the, iff thou wilt faull doune and worship me. Then sayde Jesus unto hym. Avoyde Satan.
*: What need a man forestall his date of grief, / And run to meet what he would most avoid?
*: He carefully avoided every act which could goad them into open hostility.
*: How can these grants of the kings be avoided?
: rfquotek|Sir Thomas Browne
*: Anone they encountred to gyders / and he with the reed shelde smote hym soo hard that he bare hym ouer to the erthe / There with anone came another Knyght of the castel / and he was smyten so sore that he auoyded his fadel
*: Six of us only stayed, and the rest avoided the room.