What is the difference between Avert and Overt?




What is the difference between Avert and Overt? :


Avert :

( 1 ) Turn something away

He averted his glance from the terrible sight.


( 2 ) Prevent something – avoid

I averted a crisis by prompt action.

She managed to avert suspicion.



Overt :

( 1 ) Not secret or hidden – done or shown openly or publicly

I am aware of their overt hostility.











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