shun


shun
I verb abhor, abstain, avoid, back away, boycott, bypass, circumvent, cold-shoulder, defugere, deliberately avoid, disregard, dodge, draw back, elude, escape, eschew, evade, give a wide berth to, have no part of, have nothing to do with, hide from, ignore, keep away from, keep clear of, keep one's distance, leave, let alone, malinger, neglect, rebuff, recoil from, refrain, shirk, shrink from, shy away from, snub, spurn, stay away from, steer clear of, turn aside, turn away from, vitare, ward off II index avoid (evade), default, disapprove (reject), disavow, discriminate (treat differently), disdain, elude, eschew, forgo, forswear, leave (allow to remain), neglect, refrain, refuse, reject, repulse, shirk, spurn, stave

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