(a.) To shun; to avoid, as something wrong, or from a feeling of distaste; to keep one's self clear of.
(a.) To escape from; to avoid.
(1) He is a man who eschews personal publicity and interviews, prompting him to be once described as Britain's answer to the late Howard Hughes, though his love of a night out proves he is no recluse.
(2) In line with his modest and humble public image, Francis exhibits a strong taste for Italian neorealist cinema, which eschewed Hollywood razzle-dazzle and told morally powerful stories set among the working class.
(3) While each is moving forward to develop strategies and programs suited to its circumstances, all eschew the bunker mentality that comes to mind in tough times.
(4) He sais: This is the key proposal and it eschews the learning from all other governance models outside those of the Plc.
(5) First off, unlike Bob Bradley, Klinsmann has favored a 4-3-2-1 Christmas tree formation that eschews width for possession.
(6) LGBT-friendly cities, hotels, restaurants and clubs: readers’ travel tips Read more Some 60,000 people descend on the spa town of Lisdoonvarna every year in September and October, eschewing dating apps and Match.com for a more traditional, personal approach.
(7) A native Chicagoan and Harvard graduate, Garland excelled in private law but chose to eschew fat salaries for the less lucrative but arguably more exciting world of public criminal prosecutions.
(8) Curettage with examination of curettings or documentation of falling hCG can be used to prevent unnecessary laparoscopies in patients undergoing spontaneous abortions and can make possible definitive diagnosis and medical treatment of EP completely eschewing anesthesia and surgery.
(9) Eschewing the usual political reactions, Mensch issued a press release.
(10) Without legislation to back this up, however, too many will eschew their moral responsibilities.
(11) The current assumption seems to be that the world can have a rising population, ever-higher per capita meat consumption, devote less land to food production to help hit climate change targets and eschew the advances in science that might increase yields.
(12) Secondly, the problems concerning usage of embryologic terms can be easily circumvented by eschewing all embryologic considerations in naming these malformations.
(13) This essay eschews reductionist, dualist, and identity-theory attempts to resolve this problem, and offers an ontology--"monistic dual-aspect interactionism"--for the biopsychosocial model.
(14) Most of Chibana's music eschews the sanshin and other traditional instruments, but his background looms large, he said.
(15) Opinion polls suggest Obama's campaign promise to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan remains popular among the US public, but his last-minute decision to eschew military intervention in Syria and apparent impotence in the face of Russian aggression in Crimea are giving growing ammunition to conservative critics who say US deterrence has lost credibility and will herald a new era of instability in the world.
(16) He could even eschew both sides and sit his party on the crossbenches.
(17) David Alexander, analyst at retail researcher Conlumino, applauded Primark’s strategy of focusing on “one corner of the USA, eschewing prime locations like Manhattan, to ensure that it meets consumer expectations in the States head-on before rolling out nationwide”.
(18) And beautiful Beyoncé tells us that since becoming a mother, she eschews big primping routines, opting for "no make-up, just sunglasses and lip gloss".
(19) It's impossible to imagine, say, a believable political drama coming out this autumn that eschews ferocious use of Twitter; anything scheduled for spring that doesn't foreguess the next big "phone thing".
(20) The film-maker has already signalled he will eschew the CGI-generated environments seen in the unloved prequel series of movies in favour of real sets.
(v. t.) To betroth; to promise in marriage; to give as spouse.
(v. t.) To take as spouse; to take to wife; to marry.
(v. t.) To take to one's self with a view to maintain; to make one's own; to take up the cause of; to adopt; to embrace.
(1) A key part of the legacy vision espoused by Lord Coe that helped to win the Games was the promise to use the 2012 Olympics to inspire more young people to play sport.
(2) The church excommunicated him in 1901, unhappy with his novel Resurrection and Tolstoy's espousal of Christian anarchist and pacifist views.
(3) The foundation espouses a method of urban planning called Enquiry by Design .
(4) That is the view Professor Carter has been espousing for a long time.
(5) We cannot think that a society has a future when it fails to pass laws capable of protecting families and ensuring their basic needs, especially those of families just starting out.” Intentionally or not, the pontiff’s politically tinged address would have bolstered his progressive reputation, even though traditional Catholic social doctrine has long espoused access to housing, medical aid and work.
(6) Anglo-American psychiatry, in espousing Jaspers and rejecting psychoanalysis, has in consequence concentrated on the form and not the sense of delusions.
(7) Hillary Clinton said on Monday that while she does not “know what’s in his heart”, she considers Donald Trump’s attack on a federal judge of Mexican heritage to be “a racist attack” and part of a pattern of bigotry espoused by the presumptive Republican nominee.
(8) We asked some regular Ukip supporting – or, at least, sympathising – commenters to tell us why they’re thinking of voting for the party and their experiences espousing the party’s views on the Guardian website.
(9) His sexist commentary and anti-woman statements, coupled with the Republican policy positions he espouses, make it virtually impossible to envision any scenario whereby 50% of female voters would cast their ballots for him.
(10) One thing that most experts agree on is that the pope is enigmatic: while he seems to espouse liberal values on some days, raising the hopes of progressive Catholics of a changing church, his staunch adherence to conservative doctrine proves that he is not the radical reformer many liberals might wish that he was.
(11) A mongst even my peers in Texas, it has become acceptable – hip, even – to espouse one's love for a member of the same sex.
(12) We have espoused unpopular causes, stood up for those too feeble to stand up for themselves, locked horns with the high and mighty so swollen with power that they have forgotten their roots, exposed corruption and the waste of your hard-earned tax rupees, and made sure that whatever the propaganda of the day, you were allowed to hear a contrary view.
(13) Because, while Edward Snowden's and the Guardian 's revelations about the NSA have shown how all-encompassing the state's surveillance has become, a counterculture movement of digital activists espousing the importance of freedom, individualism and the right to a private life beyond the state's control is also rapidly gaining traction.
(14) He espoused the belief that diet holds the key to its control at a time when that belief was widely considered to be false and its proponents a little crazy.
(15) The taste of water has been examined by both electrophysiological methods and by behavior, but none of the mechanisms espoused for its effect seem adequate to explain the response to D2O.
(16) The plan to devolve almost £50bn to the regions to boost growth sounds like the sort of thing politicians love to espouse in opposition, but quickly go off once in power.
(17) "It is about commemorating a dream that was espoused 50 years ago," he said.
(18) Those above the line espouse liberal and democratic values, those below tend toward authoritarian policies.
(19) Earlier this month David Harewood, a lead in US conspiracy drama Homeland that aired for the first time in the UK on Sunday (19 February), reinforced a view that has long been espoused by minority performers frustrated with the lack of opportunities on offer here: "There really aren't enough strong, authoritative roles for black actors in this country," he told a crowded Bafta screening at the British industry's grand epicentre in Piccadilly.
(20) They espouse contradictory beliefs about men: they believe that men are predatory and not trustworthy, but also more mainstream beliefs that call for reliance on the opposite sex.