be averse

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My only ask is that we, the people, muse on our own, debate amongst ourselves using our own words, and be averse to politicians' thinking becoming our own thinking.
Summary: Congress-led Opposition has given enough indications that it will not be averse to a second term for Mukherjee if the government is acceptable to it
But it will not lead to a full Elton Glee tribute, like the ones dedicated to Britney Spears, Lagy Gaga and Madonna - even though John wouldn't be averse to such an idea.
Because sentences satisfying the schema <S is averse to p> are analyzable in terms of "desire" sentences satisfying the schema <S desires that not-p>, to be averse to something is to desire its denial.
I might have a desire to experience the flavors and textures involved in taking a sip of beer, and thereby be averse to not experiencing those flavors and textures.
Patients should not be averse to taking safety precautions into their own hands.
Simply put, teachers can be averse to change because they do not understand how to implement reforms and/or do not have quality, working relationships (i.e., trust, open communication, support) with their peers to foster implementation (Fullan, 1991).
* Bikers should not be averse to advanced training.
O'Neill said: "I am sure that Tom will want to stay on in the game and I wouldn't be averse to having him involved at Celtic.
ARSENAL will fight to convince Marc Overmars his future lies at Highbury well beyond the end of this season after the Dutch wing wizard indicated he would not be averse to continuing his career abroad.