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eschew

es·chew

eschew

 
pronunciation:
es chu
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: eschewed, eschewing, eschews
definition: to avoid or forgo; shun.
A dieter usually eschews fattening foods.
antonyms:
choose
similar words:
boycott, evade, forgo, help, renounce, shun
derivations: eschewal (n.), eschewer (n.)