After his shocking split from the white-power movement he was born into, 24-year-old Derek Black shied away from the media.
“Investors who are seeking a positive return on their funds have shied away from bond markets,” the council said.
Paul has mostly talked about religious liberty, and Christie has shied away from the issue almost altogether.
"The jobs of the future are science, engineering and math, and those are the jobs that women have shied away from," she said.
Still, DHS has shied away from publicizing these homegrown threats despite such compelling data.
You only managed it this time because my horse got frightened and shied.
"Or off the table," added Sam, and then Ben shied a book at his head.
At exercise he shied extravagantly at things which did not frighten him in the least.
At the tap of his pipe, and a shower of little sparks, they shied round and scampered.
Up went Tim's ears in an inquiring way, and he shied violently to the other side of the road.
late Old English sceoh "timid, easily startled," from Proto-Germanic *skeukh(w)az "afraid" (cf. Middle Low German schüwe, Dutch schuw, German scheu "shy;" Old High German sciuhen, German scheuchen "to scare away"). Uncertain cognates outside Germanic, unless in Old Church Slavonic shchuti "to hunt, incite." Italian schivare "to avoid," Old French eschiver "to shun" are Germanic loan-words. Meaning "lacking, short of" is from 1895, American English gambling slang. Related: Shyly; shyness.
"to throw (a missile) with a jerk or toss," 1787, colloquial, of unknown origin and uncertain connection to shy (adj.). Related: Shied; shying.
"to recoil," 1640s, from shy (adj.). Related: Shied; shying.