Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Eschew"

The meaning of "Eschew" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does eschewing mean?
A: rejecting / avoiding
Q: What does They eschew the gimmicky, internet-fan-person sort of Easter egg details. mean?
A: It means they don't use silly tricks that only the biggest fans of their work will care about.
Q: What does to ingratiate
to wane/dwindle
to shun
to eschew
to repudiate
mean?
A: To ingratiate = to gain the favour of someone powerful by flattery or pandering.
He's a little ingratiating weasel. He wouldn't be paying them so much attention if they weren't rich and famous.
The servant ingratiated himself with his new master by telling lies about the other servants, and soon came to be hated by the rest of the servant folk.

To wane/ to dwindle = to become fewer, to be decreasing
Deer populations have dwindled in recent years.
The moon is waning.

To shun = to exclude, to leave out
Wolf packs often shun puppies with unusual colouration.
The village shunned the thief and refused to talk to him.

To eschew = to purposefully avoid doing or using for moral reasons
He eschewed societal norms and set up a remote commune.
Environmentalists eschew plastic packaging.

To repudiate = to reject or refuse an idea
She repudiated claims that the election was rigged.
She repudiated his scientific theory.
Q: What does They tend to eschew flash in favor of pragmatic smartwatches mean?
A: 실용적인 스마트워치를 선호하는 경향이 있습니다.

Example sentences using "Eschew"

Q: Please show me example sentences with eschew.
A: It means "avoid" and is not often used in speech, except very formally or for fun. 🙂

So you might say:

We must eschew flowery language.

He tends to eschew self-aggrandisement.

It's a good word to know.

Synonyms of "Eschew" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between eschew and avoid ?
A: Eschew is not a commonly used word in English, but essentially Eschew is just a stronger version of avoid. Kind of like dislike and hate are similar, but hate is a much stronger word.
Q: What is the difference between eschew and avoid ?
A: Eschew is just a more complicated way of saying avoid. Avoid is more common to use
Q: What is the difference between eschew and try not to ?
A:eschew” means to abstain from, or to keep away from, or to avoid.

The connotation of “eschew” is stronger than “try not to.” “Eschew” is closer to “avoid.” “Try not to” is much weaker.

Ex: I eschew smoking because I know it is bad for my health (implies strict rules for yourself)

Ex: I try not to smoke because I know it is bad for my health (carries the implication that you try but sometimes fail)

Note: “Eschew” is an uncommon word in casual conversation
Q: What is the difference between eschew and evade and elude and avoid ?
A: The first two words, eschew and elude, or more formal or literary terms to say evade and avoid. Essentially, they all mean the same. There are just varying levels of formality.

Other questions about "Eschew"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce eschew.
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Q: Please show me how to pronounce eschew mischievous shrimps.
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Q: I eschew of this tea. Does this sound natural?
A: I don't think the of needs to be there! ^^
"I eschew this tea." Makes sense.

Other examples could be,
"I eschew tea parties!"
"When I make lemon tea, I normally eschew the tea bag."
"When finishing a cake, I tend to eschew sprinkles and go for lots and lots of icing!"
"I eschew tea bags."
"I eschew these tea bags." ect.
Q: please eschew alcohol after treatment. Does this sound natural?
A: This is correct grammatically, but the word choice is a little unusual. "Please refrain from drinking alcohol after treatment." sounds more natural.

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