2015-11-02 22:07:57
On the occasion corresponding to this four years ago, all thoughts were anxiously directed to an impending civil war. All dreaded it—all sought to avert it. While the inaugural address was being delivered from this place, devoted altogether to saving the Union without war, insurgent agents were in the city seeking to destroy it without war—seeking to dissolve the Union, and divide effects, by negotiation. Both parties deprecated war; but one of them would make war rather than let the nation survive; and the other would accept war rather than let it perish. And the war came. Which word would BEST replace and keep the same meaning as the word avert as it is used in paragraph two? A) dodge B) encourage C) motivate D) prevent
2015-11-03 01:26:34

your answer will be c my good boy