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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
1. To shun; to avoid, as something wrong, or from a feeling
of distaste; to keep one's self clear of.
They must not only eschew evil, but do good. --Bp.
2. To escape from; to avoid. [Obs.]
He who obeys, destruction shall eschew. --Sandys.
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