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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 es·chew /ɛˈʃu, ɪ; ɛsˈʧu, ɪs; ||ɛˈskju/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Es·chew v. t. [imp. & p. p. Eshewed p. pr. & vb. n. Eshewing.]
 1. To shun; to avoid, as something wrong, or from a feeling of distaste; to keep one's self clear of.
    They must not only eschew evil, but do good.   --Bp. Beveridge.
 2. To escape from; to avoid. [Obs.]
    He who obeys, destruction shall eschew.   --Sandys.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of [syn: shun]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    from old French eschever, "to flee from" (Job 1:1, 8; 2:3; 1
    Pet. 3:11).