What are some opposite words for turning away?

Antonyms for turning awayturn·ing away

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  1. avoidance, turning away, shunning, dodgingnoun

    deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening

    Synonyms:
    avoidance, scheme, dodging, escape, evasion, shunning, dodge

How to use turning away in a sentence?

  1. Hillary Clinton:

    Turning away orphans, applying a religious test, discriminating against Muslims, slamming the door on every single Syrian refugee--is just not who we are. We’re better than that.

  2. Marcus Aurelius:

    People find pleasure in different ways. I find it in keeping my mind clear. In not turning away from people or the things that happen to them. In accepting and welcoming everything I see. In treating each thing as it deserves.

  3. Terry Kupers:

    Many state department of corrections are looking at the immense damage long-term solitary causes in the prisoners, and the expense of maintaining supermax units, and they are turning away from solitary as a management strategy.

  4. Sergio Munoz:

    Chile has evolved from turning away from these issues to taking them on.

  5. I Ching:

    Indecision regarding the choice among pleasures temporarily robs a man of inner peace. After due reflection, he attains joy by turning away from the lower pleasures and seeking the higher ones.

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