shun´ner


shun´ner
shun «shuhn», transitive verb, shunned, shun|ning.
to keep away from because of dislike; avoid: »

to shun a person. She was lazy and shunned work. He shunned uttering a direct falsehood, but did not scruple to equivocate (George Bancroft).

SYNONYM(S): See syn. under avoid. (Cf.avoid)
[Old English scunian]
shun´ner, noun.

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