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 for Eshewed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Eschew \Es*chew"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Eshewed; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Eshewing.] [OF. eschever, eschiver, eskiver, F.
     esquiver, fr. OHG. sciuhen, G. scheuen; akin to E. sky. See
     Shy, a.]
     1. To shun; to avoid, as something wrong, or from a feeling
        of distaste; to keep one's self clear of.
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              They must not only eschew evil, but do good. --Bp.
                                                    Beveridge.
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     2. To escape from; to avoid. [Obs.]
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              He who obeys, destruction shall eschew. --Sandys.
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