Meat, dairy, and processed foods” should be avoided, she says, because they are “tracking toxic sludge through your baby house.
On Friday, Young avoided being sent to jail on contempt of court charges.
If I could have avoided giving a title to the movie altogether, I would have chosen to do so.
I became paranoid and avoided her neighborhood, dreading the idea of running into her.
Most of the people making the decisions in Iraq had served (or avoided service) in Vietnam.
He shunned society; avoided all unnecessary movement or excitement.
This is the temptation to be resisted—this is the sin to be avoided.
No couplings are used, so that one great element of danger, is avoided.
While every one else avoided him, they stuck to him, week-days and Sundays.
Formulas made from rich top-milk or milk and cream are to be avoided.
c.1300, from Anglo-French avoider "to clear out, withdraw (oneself)," partially anglicized from Old French esvuidier "to empty out," from es- "out" (see ex-) + vuidier "to be empty," from voide "empty, vast, wide, hollow, waste" (see void (adj.)). Originally a law term; modern sense of "have nothing to do with" also was in Middle English and corresponds to Old French eviter with which it was perhaps confused. Meaning "escape, evade" first attested 1520s. Related: Avoided; avoiding.