Eshewed
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. [1913 Webster]

They must not only eschew evil, but do good. --Bp. Beveridge. [1913 Webster]

2. To escape from; to avoid. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

He who obeys, destruction shall eschew. --Sandys. [1913 Webster]


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