But those who worked with Charles in advertising say that his avoidance of contact was not shyness, but a deliberate campaign.
Existential crisis in this reading is not an apprehension of reality, but a symptom of its avoidance.
She paused when her administrative assistant, Bryce, walked in, a look of disdain and avoidance on his youthful face.
The real advisers to the Ready for Hillary organization are almost comically precise in their avoidance of the term “campaign.”
According to experts, procrastinators engage in “avoidance motivation.”
Mrs. Standish was studious in her avoidance of him without appearance of open slight.
There was a pause, and whilst his eyes were upon hers, hers were upon the ground in avoidance of his glance.
This strikes me as constituting a record in the avoidance of the scène-à-faire.
For the purpose of all their delays had been compromise, and their hope was the avoidance of bloodshed.
More important even than avoiding any mere educational shortcoming is the avoidance of moral shortcoming.