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Word Entries at Get Words: “eschewed
eschew (verb), eschews; eschewed; eschewing
1. To shun, or to avoid, something on principle or as a matter of course; especially because someone thinks it is not proper and so it should not be done: The new political group eschews the killing and destructiveness by terrorists.
2. Abstain from, forgo, give up, stay away from; something that is unworthy or injurious: Many people need to eschew food that makes them overweight and even unhealthy.
To abstain from something distasteful.
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To shun something because of possible injury.
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To abstain from something wrong.
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To abstain from, to avoid, to shun, or to have stayed away from something or someone. (3)