“Investors who are seeking a positive return on their funds have shied away from bond markets,” the council said.
"The jobs of the future are science, engineering and math, and those are the jobs that women have shied away from," she said.
What they had seen was the post-1994 Bill Clinton, who shied away from ambitious liberal reform.
Still, DHS has shied away from publicizing these homegrown threats despite such compelling data.
Municipalities across the country have emulated with gusto, but McCain and Obama have shied away from such divisiveness.
You only managed it this time because my horse got frightened and shied.
They seemed to be numerous, for she shied at every shadow on the road.
At exercise he shied extravagantly at things which did not frighten him in the least.
The horse saw me appear directly in front of him, shied and reared.
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.