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It’s not illegal in the Kingdom anymore, but it’s still shunned and disgraced by the society as a whole, and even as a middle schooler I understood that.

Stridently independent, she shunned the industry in the face of systemic apathy toward a blind woman whose music defied all norms of the time.

She had to sort through precisely what to call herself because she didn’t want to offend someone by shunning a description or offend someone else by claiming a particular biography that wasn’t hers.

Its own technical staff continues to pressure the company to embrace environmental policies it has so far shunned.

Before you shun him, Miss Manners recommends that you proceed as though it were the latter.

The dish was a massive hit, and Shun Lee Palace subsequently received a four-star review in The New York Times.

Around that time, in 1972, Chinese-American restaurateur Michael Tong opened Shun Lee Palace on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.

She was personally against abortion, but she did not shun those who were pro-choice.

He was a rarity in a country where the superrich shun publicity or pretend they are like everyone else.

Batista also is a rarity in a country where the superrich shun publicity or pretend they are like everyone else.

But in saying life, it must not be thought that gaiety is implied; none could shun that as Lady Hartledon now seemed to shun it.

I went to live with a very ungodly family, but that sense of right and wrong within me made me shun and despise their evil ways.

Teach your children, according to their ability to comprehend, all that they should know to be able to shun evil.

There was a spell in the shyness, which made her avoid and shun all admiring approaches to acquaintance.

Yaou's son Shun was an equally remarkable man, wise and accomplished, who lived only to advance the happiness of his subjects.

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On this page you'll find 94 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shun, such as: despise, disdain, eschew, neglect, pass up, and refuse.

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