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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of shun.

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Examples

  • Expectation that he would attend was fuelled by a visit to a town outside Havana on Saturday when he wore an olive-green military shirt and was referred to as "commander in chief", a title shunned during his convalescence.

    Cuba left guessing on Revolution Day as Fidel Castro misses big parade

  • It's a label shunned by many Wichitans, regardless of their views on abortion.

    WIBW - HomePage - Headlines

  • They are qualities, habits, and methods that Bush and Cheney shunned from the first day of their co-dependent Presidency.

    Lance Mannion:

  • I am exiled; shunned from the warren and left to scratch my own burrow into the hard clay and shale.

    BECOMING COTTONTAIL • by Deven D Atkinson

  • Mr. Hughes was shunned from the church after he rejected its teachings about blood transfusions and agreed to allow Bethany to undergo transfusions during her chemotherapy treatments.

    hughstimson.org » Blog Archive » Blood and Religion

  • And I love the word shunned in all its implications because conservatives have this amazing visceral distaste for John McCain which has never really been fully understandable.

    CNN Transcript Jan 30, 2008

  • So by repeating his words to him about himself, I was unapologetically shunned from a discourse on ˜origins 'upon which I have been intently focussed for several years, academically and otherwise speaking.

    A Post-Wedge World

  • Story writers don't have the cachet of novelists, and Pritchett's elegant, impressionistic literary essays, which eschew jargon and theorizing, were and remain shunned by academe.

    An Exquisite Slogger

  • Before the world body and to warm applause, he called for an end to "the occupation that began in 1967" of Palestinian lands, using a term shunned by previous presidents and condemned by Israelis.

    WSJ.com: What's News US

  • It’s a disgrace, and people who support it should be shunned from the company of decent society.

    Matthew Yglesias » No One Expects The Spanish Inquisition

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