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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ESCHEWING

Make a point of eschewing everything in the nature of alcohol.

He confines his labors to the daytime, eschewing evening work.

They were making more sail, as if desirous of eschewing our company.

Theschewing, for The eschewing, the avoiding (of anything), 5.

Eschewing the indulgence of the sleeper, we talked through the dark hours.

Mommsen I believe to be right in eschewing the word "Triumvirate."

Miss Hart had a theory that many of the modern diseases might be traced directly to the eschewing of feather-beds.

They believed the problem was to be solved by eschewing politics and putting money in the purse.

He had now three children of his own, and the necessity of eschewing skittles, and presiding over the sawpit, became urgent.

But here we come up against the307 first preoccupation of eschewing all so-called literary content.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Old French eschiver "shun, eschew, avoid, dispense with," from Frankish *skiuhan "dread, avoid, shun," from Proto-Germanic *skeukhwaz (cf. Old High German sciuhen "to avoid, escape," German scheuen "to fear, shun, shrink from," scheu "shy, timid"); see shy (v.). Related: Eschewed; eschewing. Italian schivare "to avoid, shun, protect from," schivo "shy, bashful" also are loan words from West Germanic.

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