noun see eschew

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • eschewal — index abstention, continence Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • eschewal — üəl noun ( s) : shunning, avoidance the deliberate eschewal of virtuous action Peter Ure an ascetic eschewal of female luxury J.G.Cozzens * * * eschewˈal noun • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • eschewal — eschew ► VERB ▪ abstain from. DERIVATIVES eschewal noun. ORIGIN Old French eschiver, related to SHY(Cf. ↑shyness) …   English terms dictionary

  • eschewal — See eschew. * * * …   Universalium

  • eschewal — noun The act of eschewing …   Wiktionary

  • eschewal — n. avoidance, keeping away from, abstaining …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eschewal — es·chew·al …   English syllables

  • eschew — eschewal, n. eschewer, n. /es chooh /, v.t. to abstain or keep away from; shun; avoid: to eschew evil. [1300 50; ME eschewen < OF eschiver, eschever < Gmc; cf. OHG sciuhen, G scheuchen, SHY2] Syn. circumvent, boycott; forgo. * * * …   Universalium

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  • eschew — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French eschiver (3d present eschiu) of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German sciuhen to frighten off more at shy Date: 14th century to avoid habitually especially on moral or practical… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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