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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of eschew.


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  • For example, her label eschews gold, silver and platinum mined with cyanide and mercury, but the Fairtrade system does not.

    Vivien Johnston's innovation: ethical jewellery

  • Nor does the style stray: Stein eschews both portentousness and glibness in telling a “story of unimagined global connections,” one in which there is no distinction “between the fundamental and the frivolous, between things historically weighty and those light as a feather.”

    Cover to Cover

  • 'The Orphanage' (2007) Produced by Mexican master of the grotesque Guillermo del Toro ("Pan's Labyrinth") and directed by first-time feature maker Juan Antonio Bayona, "The Orphanage" eschews the horror genre's ubiquitous splatter-film aesthetic for a strategy of nervous, incipient doom.

    'Insidious': Scary Eyeful of the Unknown

  • While this book cleverly eschews some of the pitfalls of the middle-book syndrome it is in other ways still deeply trapped by those same dangers: the most obvious one is how the story, which was sublimely set up in “The Mark of Ran”, develops but little.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • "We can't go on like this," was Mr. Cameron's Elvis-esque exhortation, a stark departure from the legendary "Spirit of Davos," which eschews public disputes between heads of government.

    This Year, Davos Doesn't Deliver

  • The device eschews the typical button-filled videogame controller for a series of cameras and other sensors that allows customers to play videogames by waiving their hands and moving their bodies.

    Consumer Electronics Association Says Devices Getting Simpler

  • DSG eschews diplomacy as a viable alternative in favor of a military response to international tensions with a reduction in the need for 'boots on the ground' while relying on an increase in a leaner, meaner new generation of remote-powered guilt-free drones, the weapon that Ron Paul suggests are unconstitutional, and more agile, flexible Special Op troops.

    Renee Parsons: U.S. Plans for Perpetual War

  • MK thinks the cut of his dress is fantastic, loves the chain detail on the side, is pleased that for once it doesn't look "worked," but eschews the "I was drunk in the Caribbean at a party corsage" on the shoulder.

    Holly Cara Price: Rubbernecking Recap: Project Runway #11, "Quoth The Raven: Nevermore"

  • "As she eschews the cunning one-liners and wry observations that had become her signature stock-in-trade, Lamott produces her most stylistically mature and thematically circumspect novel to date."

    Imperfect Birds by Anne Lamott: Book summary

  • It eschews corporate titles such as vice-president in favour of "thought leaders" and "chief knowledge officer".

    US firm Monitor Group admits mistakes over $3m Gaddafi deal


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