Adjective(1) (usually followed by `to'
(1) Now some of you may know that if an opportunity arises of a little fun with a person of the opposite sex I'm not averse , rare as it is.(2) But as investors in such firms have learnt this year, the sector is not as risk averse as had been widely perceived.(3) They are not suitable for risk averse investors on any grounds.(4) She does seem like the type who could think up such a thing and I'm sure a publisher wouldn't be averse to the idea.(5) Even so, I wouldn't be averse to a little greying at the sides, giving me a certain distinguished appearance.(6) Definitely not a stock for the risk averse , Amvescap is one of the most attractive in the British market.(7) Even now he is flooded with offers, still he has resolved to keep off since he is averse to writing songs for set tunes.(8) Fortunately for us, our kidnappers are not averse to a bit of bargaining.(9) I am a recent alumna of the University of Waterloo and do not consider myself in any way averse to liberal writing.(10) Come winter though, wombats are not averse to a little basking in the sun.(11) Some will be risk averse , others close to retirement and unwilling to jeopardise their futures.(12) Besides, this thinking goes, families tend to be overprotective, risk averse and are to be mistrusted.(13) I also stand to see the value of my property increase, which I'm not averse to.(14) He was averse to the consumerist craze of the middle class, which has led to the bankruptcy of capitalist mores.(15) As a seriously risk averse individual you should start with mutual funds.(16) Strong and aggressive, he is not averse to a bit of shirt pulling and uses his arms effectively to hold off defenders.
(1) averse to :: sku om
1. opposed to ::
2. against ::
3. antipathetic to ::
4. hostile to ::
5. ill-disposed to ::
swak gewillig om te
6. resistant to ::
7. disinclined to ::
8. reluctant to ::
9. unwilling to ::
10. loath to ::
11. anti ::
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