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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.
I ESCAPED A SOCIETY THAT PERSECUTES THE LGBTQ COMMUNITYLUAI QUBAINMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Stridently independent, she shunned the industry in the face of systemic apathy toward a blind woman whose music defied all norms of the time.
PAULINE ANNA STROM’S POSTHUMOUS ALBUM CEMENTS HER LEGACY AS AN ELECTRONIC MUSIC VISIONARYJONATHAN WILLIGERFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
SAMIRA NASR, A FASHION FIRST AT HARPER’S BAZAAR: ‘I JUST WANT TO BRING MORE PEOPLE WITH ME TO THE PARTY’ROBIN GIVHANFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Its own technical staff continues to pressure the company to embrace environmental policies it has so far shunned.
AMAZON CEO JEFF BEZOS‘S SUCCESSOR WILL INHERIT HIS CHALLENGESJAY GREENE, CAT ZAKRZEWSKIFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Before you shun him, Miss Manners recommends that you proceed as though it were the latter.
MISS MANNERS: FORMER COLLEAGUE’S OMISSION IS PUZZLINGJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
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.
THE VALUE OF A PRAYING MOTHERISABEL C. BYRUM
Teach your children, according to their ability to comprehend, all that they should know to be able to shun evil.
THE VALUE OF A PRAYING MOTHERISABEL C. BYRUM
There was a spell in the shyness, which made her avoid and shun all admiring approaches to acquaintance.
RUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
Yaou's son Shun was an equally remarkable man, wise and accomplished, who lived only to advance the happiness of his subjects.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SHUN

  • abstained
  • avoided
  • bridled
  • ceased
  • curbed
  • declined
  • desisted
  • escaped
  • eschewed
  • evaded
  • forewent
  • held back
  • inhibited
  • kept
  • kept from
  • omitted
  • paused
  • refrained
  • restrained
  • sacrificed
  • shunned
  • stopped
  • went easy
  • withheld
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