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eschew
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
avoid and stay away from deliberately
  • We will not speak of all Queequeg's peculiarities here; how he eschewed coffee and hot rolls, and applied his undivided attention to beefsteaks, done rare.
    Chapters 4-6 -- The Counter-Pane; Breakfast; The Street (72% in)

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