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>Refuse to use or participate in
>Stand aloof from
>Deliberately avoid using
>Abstain from.
>To avoid habitually especially on moral or practical grounds

Eschew derives from the Anglo-French verb eschiver and is akin to the Old High German verb sciuhen (means to frighten off)


Hoping to present himself to his girlfriend as a totally reformed character, he tried to eschew all the vices, especially chewing tobacco and drinking alcohol.

True vegetarians eschew food items that come from living animals.

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