You eschew ostentation when times are good, and you pay your fair share of the cost when times are bad.
Like Americans did when they elected Barack Obama, we should eschew our old shibboleths and forge ahead on a revolutionary path.
The result is that he has made it easy for the Palestinians to eschew negotiations and stick with their U.N. strategy.
A president might eschew the role of Father Figure in Chief, instead addressing schoolchildren about his constitutional duties.
In that book, T. suddenly and somewhat implausibly comes to eschew profits for protecting endangered animals.
eschew that friend, if thou art wise, who consorts with thy enemies.
He did not eschew work because he was lazy, it seemed; but he saw no use in it.
The girls are learning more self-respect—if they could only achieve that and eschew the other follies it would be a clear gain.
You're surely not going to eschew the higher mammals, like our respected father-in-law?
It is the quietest of all quiet places, and we are hermits that eschew caves and live in the sun.
mid-14c., from Old French eschiver "shun, eschew, avoid, dispense with," from Frankish *skiuhan "dread, avoid, shun," from Proto-Germanic *skeukhwaz (cf. Old High German sciuhen "to avoid, escape," German scheuen "to fear, shun, shrink from," scheu "shy, timid"); see shy (v.). Related: Eschewed; eschewing. Italian schivare "to avoid, shun, protect from," schivo "shy, bashful" also are loan words from West Germanic.
from old French eschever, "to flee from" (Job 1:1, 8; 2:3; 1 Pet. 3:11).