Friday, May 10, 2002
Definitions for eschew
- To shun; to avoid (as something wrong or distasteful).
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Citations for eschew
In high school and college the Vassar women had enjoyed that lifestyle, but afterward they had eschewed it as shallow.
While teaching in Beijing, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang in the late 1920s, he helped launch what became known as the "new poetry" movement, which eschewed traditional forms and encouraged topics based on everyday life.