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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To deliberately avoid doing or using something.

Usage examples (34)
  • eschew the monumental. Shun the Epic. All the guys who can paint great big pictures can paint great small ones.
  • Especially if one uses the word eschew too often.
  • Of course, "eschew" isn't exactly right -- it is monks who eschew the world, in Weber's view.
  • Too bad they couldn't eschew using the word "eschew" … for more
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