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  1  definition  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Shun  \Shun\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Shunned};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Shunning}.]  [OE.  shunien  schunien  schonien  AS  scunian 
  sceonian  cf  D.  schuinen  to  slepe,  schuin  oblique,  sloping, 
  Icel.  skunda,  skynda,  to  hasten.  Cf  {Schooner},  {Scoundrel}, 
  To  avoid;  to  keep  clear  of  to  get  out  of  the  way  of  to 
  escape  from  to  eschew;  as  to  shun  rocks,  shoals,  vice. 
  I  am  pure  from  the  blood  of  all  men.  For  I  have  not 
  shunned  to  declare  unto  you  all  the  counsel  of  God. 
  --Acts  xx 
  Scarcity  and  want  shall  shun  you  --Shak. 
  Syn:  See  {Avoid}. 

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