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shun

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Verb (usu participle)

CIDE DICTIONARY

shunv. t. [OE. shunien, schunien, schonien, AS. scunian, sceonian; cf. D. schuinen to slepe, schuin oblique, sloping, Icel. skunda, skynda, to hasten. Cf. Schooner, Scoundrel, Shunt.].
     To avoid; to keep clear of; to get out of the way of; to escape from; to eschew; as, to shun rocks, shoals, vice.  [1913 Webster]
    "I am pure from the blood of all men. For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God."  [1913 Webster]
    "Scarcity and want shall shun you."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- See Avoid.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

shun, v.tr. (shunned, shunning) avoid; keep clear of (shuns human company).

Etymology
OE scunian, of unkn. orig.

THESAURUS

shun

abstain, abstain from, avoid, be stuck-up, bilk, cold-shoulder, decline, despise, disdain, do without, dodge, double, duck, elude, eschew, evade, fight shy of, forbear, forgo, give place to, give up, hold aloof, hold aloof from, hold back, keep aloof, keep away from, keep clear of, keep from, keep hands off, keep remote from, let alone, let go by, make way for, never touch, not meddle with, not touch, pass up, rebuff, refrain, refrain from, refuse, reject, run away from, scorn, shrink from, shy, snub, spare, spurn, stand, stand aloof, stand aloof from, stay detached from, steer clear of, turn away from, withhold

ROGET THESAURUS

shun

Avoidance

VB abstain, refrain, spare, not attempt, not do, maintain the even tenor of one's way, eschew, keep from, let alone, have nothing to do with, keep aloof keep off, stand aloof, stand off, hold aloof, hold off, take no part in, have no hand in, avoid, shun, steer clear of, keep clear of, fight shy of, keep one's distance, keep at a respectful distance, keep out of the way, get out of the way, evade, elude, turn away from, set one's face against, deny oneself, shrink back, hang back, hold back, draw back, recoil, retire, flinch, blink, blench, shy, shirk, dodge, parry, make way for, give place to, beat a retreat, turn tail, turn one's back, take to one's heels, runaway, run for one's life, cut and run, be off like a shot, fly, flee, fly away, flee away, run away from, take flight, take to flight, desert, elope, make off, scamper off, sneak off, shuffle off, sheer off, break away, tear oneself away, slip away, slink away, steel away, make away from, scamper away from, sneak away from, shuffle away from, sheer away from, slip cable, part company, turn one's heel, sneak out of, play truant, give one the go by, give leg bail, take French leave, slope, decamp, flit, bolt, abscond, levant, skedaddle, absquatulat, cut one's stick, walk one's chalks, show a light pair of heels, make oneself scarce, escape, go away, abandon, reject, lead one a dance, lead one a pretty dance, throw off the scent, play at hide and seek, Adj, unsought, unattempted, avoiding, neutral, shy of, elusive, evasive, fugitive, runaway, shy, wild.

Dislike

VB mislike misrelish, dislike, disrelish, mind, object to, have rather not, would rather not, prefer not to, not care for, have a dislike for, conceive a dislike to, entertain a dislike for, take a dislike to, have an aversion to, have an aversion for, have no taste for, have no stomach for, shun, avoid, eschew, withdraw from, shrink from, recoil from, not be able to bear, not be able to abide, not be able to endure, shrug the shoulders at, shudder at, turn up the nose at, look askance at, make a mouth, make a wry face, make a grimace, make faces, loathe, nauseate, abominate, detest, abhor, hate, take amiss, have enough of, wish away, unwish cause dislike, excite dislike, disincline, repel, sicken, make sick, render sick, turn one's stomach, nauseate, wamble, disgust, shock, stink in the nostrils, go against the grain, go against the stomach, stick in the throat, make one's blood run cold, pall.


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