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    1. Every man's interest would prompt him to seek the advantageous, and to shun the

    2. In an attempt to shun away embarrassing questions, devotees usually replaces the word ignorance by mystery

    3. Then as a grown man who should shun rash choler, he slew his wife Megara and their children

    4. “Nor shun the blessing proffered to thy arms,

    5. Helez would certainly frown upon this new turn of events and shun him for life

    6. “But you don’t have much misery to shun here, do you? I saw your Master on the road

    7. Never shun the fellowship of the latter, however, as Wisdom is often numbered among those considered unexceptional and common

    8. That badgers there didn't shun each other just because one happened to be a Healer, or a Teller of The Way

    9. upset Shri Maharaj who asserted that he would shun his very sight

    10. Skyles turned away quickly, as if to shun a pedestrian instinct

    11. For starters, I decided to shun the advice of the maitre’d (because I’m hard like that) of going for the salmon, instead opting for the scallops, served with onion bhaji and pickled vegetables

    12. lowered his eyes to shun the man’s shameless gaze, his heart

    13. bringing death? 18 Shall we not fear, O brethren, the instruments of torture and weigh the threatenings of torment and shun this vain-

    14. embrace, and false, accordingly, are those theories we attempt to shun or have rejected

    15. 15 Now let us consider the matter; had any of them been weak spirited and cowardly among them what reasonings would they have employed but these? 16 O wretched that we are and exceeding senseless! when the king exhorts us and calls us to his bounty should we not obey him? 17 Why do we cheer ourselves with vain counsels and venture on a disobedience bringing death? 18 Shall we not fear O brethren the instruments of torture and weigh the threatenings of torment and shun this vain-glory and destructive pride? 19 Let us have compassion on our age and relent over the years of our mother

    16. He's encouraged the youth of America to shun television and return to their

    17. What will the mother’s reaction be? Will she shun her daughter, will she

    18. men fear them and, if they can, they shun and oppress them

    19. Distractions in the world to shun

    20. This love nobody could shun

    21. For someone who used to shun the

    22. The sun may shun the stars to night

    23. Said Thomas: "Master, on the day we were set apart as ambassadors of the kingdom, you told us many things, instructed us regarding our personal mode of life, but what shall we teach the multitude? How are these people to live after the kingdom more fully comes? Shall your disciples own slaves? Shall your believers court poverty and shun property? Shall mercy alone prevail so that we shall have no more law and justice?" Jesus and the twelve spent all afternoon and all that evening, after supper, discussing Thomas's questions

    24. 2 The wealthy Pharisees were devoted to almsgiving, and they did not shun publicity regarding their philanthropy

    25. The black people shun it

    26. Tradition is a safe refuge and an easy path for those fearful and halfhearted souls who instinctively shun the spirit struggles and mental uncertainties associated with those faith voyages of daring adventure out upon the high seas of unexplored truth in search for the farther shores of spiritual realities as they may be discovered by the progressive human mind and experienced by the evolving human soul

    27. 'But the tribes fear the Black Seers and shun the unholy mountain,' broke in the governor

    28. For this generation it is best that we live these truths while we shun the making of records

    29. Why did the beggars shun them? He turned back into the chamber, shut the door and bolted it

    30. At night the people shunned the temple of Hanuman as hares shun the lair of the serpent

    31. Woe upon all who shun justice, spurn mercy, and reject truth! Woe upon all those who despise the revelation of the Father while they seek the chief seats in the synagogue and crave flattering salutations in the market places!"

    32. The following may sound a touch bizarre to you but I became enamoured with him yet could not understand why he would shun my awkward advances until the day that I met or encountered some human children

    33. Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun

    34. the footpaths of Paradoxia, and shun the high speed

    35. There is no need to shun; many of you are doing this now

    36. At the age of thirteen he became interested in God, His love and the interconnectedness of all things, which instilled him the irresistible urge to shun all the niceties of life and take up the mantle of an ascetic

    37. We would rock ourselves to sleep on bedrock, gladly eat dry bread, shun money as if it were venomous

    38. encouraged to embrace and love everything, rising only to destroy those that are oppressive and shun those that do not believe the message, after attempting to teach them

    39. When Laplante arrived in Colditz at the end of June in a wheelchair and covered with hideous wounds, Robertson took less than a day to declare her a collaborator and to order the other prisoners to shun her

    40. He continued by saying that he knew that everything in his life was not always pleasing to others, but always tried living a fair and decent life, one that the family didn’t have to shun from

    41. In the Contest of Idiots, shun the ones that wrap themselves in either the flag or retreat into religion to cover their shortcomings

    42. that they shun lepers and won’t have anything to do with them and the poor

    43. In this verse, the apostle Paul is telling us to basically shun our brothers who are operating in this sin

    44. Shun what belongs to others

    45. As he did at home and at school, Christian tended to go off on his own; to keep his own company and to shun the friendship of others

    46. (2) For another thing, resolve, by God's help, to shun everything which may prove an occasion of sin

    47. After all that, how unfair of me to even to entertain such a thought? Why, didn’t she shun Prasad, that too when she was indifferent to me? By that, hadn’t she showed her character, once and for all? But now, she says that she loves me even! And don’t I know that she’s not making it up

    48. P’s coffers, he advocated drink all over; prompting the IT tycoons and the corporate honchos to shun his dry land at the time of our early reform

    49. What if she chose to seduce Anand to score over me and still keep it in the family; but soon as if to relieve me of my worry, like I distanced myself from Raju before, she came to cold-shoulder Anand, but for a different reason; while I avoided Raju imagining that I had outgrown him, I suspect that she began to shun Anand to disown her humble past

    50. But what bowled me in the end are these from the Bhakti Yoga - Scores thought over mere rotting / Betters meditation awareness too / What helps man to find moorings / Are acts his with no axe to grind; Kind-hearted ’n considerate / Friendly natured, forgiving too / Lays no store on highs and lows / Suffers no pride ’n possessive not; Who's patient ’n cheerful / Self-willed as well persevering / Who's hearty ever at work / Makes he devout My beloved; Who’s simple, never in want / Covets he not in vantage post / Shakes him none, he keeps his nerve / It’s such who Me please the most; He’s My darling who craves not / Yet won’t shun the pleasures of life / Takes but things all as they come; Treats he equal friends ’n foes / Scorn or honour minds he not / Keeps he cool in grief and joy / Nurses for none soft centre, and above all, Pats ’n slights all in the score / Treats as equal score My man / Takes he lot of his in stride/ But won’t put the blame on Me

    1. "From these origins Sammy's gang evolved and was shunned even by the maturing old boys of the DMS

    2. in a man of low birth, shunned by all

    3. How would she know, Emma pondered? She enjoyed the comments but shunned all the attention – the more people who crowded about them, the closer she stuck to Jim

    4. Many of them were thieves, shunned by all normal humans, many more were just burn-outs

    5. The same most respectable and well-informed authors acquaint us, that when any person undertakes to work a new mine in Peru, he is universally looked upon as a man destined to bankruptcy and ruin, and is upon that account shunned and avoided by every body

    6. A monster to be shunned, not caressed

    7. Much to his parents’ annoyance he had shunned any higher academic training and thrown himself instead into the day-to-day running of the colony

    8. I would be shunned, a refugee hunkered at home with a vicious pet

    9. They were shunned by their own community for their apparently abhorrent anti-Semitic act, and were now doing time

    10. Was it egotistical to think that, was it not for her, he would have remained in his isolation, perhaps for life? Because, unlike the world, which for his scars shunned him, she alone got past all of that to encounter within a vibrant, yet gentle and honorable man

    11. Yet, even as they praised him, they shunned him, keeping him from the truly interesting, high profile assignments where he might demonstrate to the world the worth of a Mayangna Native American

    12. Her aunt had told her a little of his background when she’d gone to visit her in hospital - his father’s beatings; his mother’s apparent suicide; how everyone shunned him

    13. Fellow officers, many of whom had shunned him for years, were approaching him and, as Enrique’s partner, offering him their condolences

    14. Amonas shared his memories from a time that seemed remote now, when master Olom was a close visiting friend of his father’s; a time when Olom had not become shunned by most of his peers and practically forced to live as a recluse and a hermit, rather than an esteemed member of the Curatoria Prefecta

    15. I have even heard some evangelical ministers and elders criticise the Church of Scotland’s own social outreach, as though it was something to be shunned and avoided

    16. Even when I was shunned by the entire world, your trust in me didn’t waver

    17. Cousin Jerry had been shunned by the rest of the family for his politics when Stalin signed the pact with Hitler in August of 1939, and as far as Colling knew, his mother had been the only one of his relatives who had maintained any sort of contact with him

    18. shunned half-decent coverage of these

    19. A blood relative, the only good person she knew, had shunned her

    20. Huss had supplied her with clean clothes, but she shunned them and dressed instead in the worn, stained clothing from the journey

    21. with, not shunned, or wanted, or conceptualized, but just ex-

    22. matter of convention and custom and are shunned or wel-

    23. you insist that the world is no good and should be shunned

    24. No one wants to be shunned by his or her peers, and as a means of prevention, I

    25. They had found that they were shunned

    26. As a result the tax collectors were considered no better than traitors, social outcasts, misfits, shunned by both the clergy and the secular world for their lack of scruples and dishonest dealings

    27. group, she was shunned heavily

    28. “You feared being ridiculed and shunned for exposing your nakedness, you feared offending everyone by desiring females other than your wife, you feared that your sexual performance might be judged to be poor, you feared that promiscuous sex with promiscuous females would lead to sexual diseases and unplanned pregnancies and bastard children and the loss of your wife’s love and the breaking of your marriage, as well as shame, dishonor, humiliation and loss of respect from everyone involved

    29. SACEP (Shunned by all citizens except the poor) jobs

    30. He tries to speak with her several more times throughout the summer break and is shunned at each turn

    31. She was ignored as a child then shunned by her girlfriends when she had developed and had become a boy magnet

    32. No one was shunned

    33. When they found out the source of his problem, he was shunned

    34. reluctantly, and shunned the protocols of the

    35. “And the first time the woman needed them in her life, she was basically shunned

    36. He exhorted his hearers to strive for originality while they shunned all tendency toward eccentricity

    37. In normal times folk shunned the grim temple which rose on the opposite side of that square, but now the town looked like a dead city

    38. people who shunned them

    39. He shunned flowery language and avoided the mere poetic imagery of a play upon words

    40. At night the people shunned the temple of Hanuman as hares shun the lair of the serpent

    41. Now they had left all charted coasts behind and were plunging further and further into that unknown billowy waste ordinarily shunned by seafarers, and into which, since the beginnings of Time, ships had ventured, only to vanish from the sight of man for ever

    42. The younger son enjoyed play but shunned work; the older devoted himself to work but seldom played

    43. Cold-shouldered by the new regime, an elected government and ignored by the legal fraternity, shunned by business people, and almost physically tossed out of the select Corinth Club, he had been forced to live on his wife's resources

    44. children which he had shunned previously; or perhaps, he conceded, stories told

    45. Many have found they are shunned once they come out

    46. and so devoted that the band shunned record contracts and

    47. In fact, he had all but shunned the renegade operating system when it first appeared on the Unix programming landscape in 1991

    48. “It's one of the reasons why I shunned my respectable life

    49. So what if nobody was about? It was the middle of the afternoon and many people took their siesta round about now; people always shunned the sweltering heat of the midday Smug and dozed in the cool of their shacks

    50. From that day on men have made the sign of the fish every time they have seen me and I have been shunned as much a phantom might be

    1. His shunning was for 'participating in the synthesis and distribution of shonggot

    2. His shunning was by the Kassikan, it wasn't a council decision, so it was not unethical for doostEr to do business with him, but this was reason for caution

    3. Some problem like a falling out with a fundamentalist church, some idols destroyed, a shunning; and before you know it, there’s another lonely cabin with another lonely story

    4. “Oh, those chicks? I thought they was shunning niggas? She called

    5. and shunning the unpleasant

    6. habit of chasing pleasure and shunning pain is so ingrained in

    7. Perhaps, if the gods existed at all, they were appeased by his shunning of any lie

    8. Certainly she held an absolute disdain for her classmates at times, and a complete shunning of going to school

    9. Shunning the door to the wild lands I plunged through the farmstead and ran to

    10. While not shunning people, his years at the university library and the time he spent in post graduate work over in Cornell, had given him a division in life

    11. Shunning behavior includes ignoring, refusing to

    12. He started by shunning food, by standing in awkward positions for many days, by kneeling in prayer for endless hours; in general he felt happiest when he was discomfitured in some way

    13. went so far to the other extreme that it seemed as if they were purposely shunning him

    14. What is this singular life and living positioning, which can make us live the life in a perpetually joyous state of consciousness, endowed with ‘true utilities’, shunning away all those ‘futilities’, which land us in pain and regret?

    15. So, He mentioned to us the results of shunning and the state of being far from God

    16. Then, in this Fortress He mentioned to us the state of the near believer which results from his nearness to God and that of the unbeliever which comes from his disbelief and shunning

    17. Due to his shunning from his Provider, he separated himself from that Godly favor which the Almighty God has prepared for His creatures

    18. It inhibits the addressee from keeping on his error and prevents him from persisting in his shunning

    19. In this noble fortress, the Almighty God wants to draw our attention to some universal signs which show man the Might of his Creator and acquaint him with His great Favor and Care about him, so that he may turn from his inattention and recover his consciousness, then he desists from his shunning and adopts the right path

    20. But if you insist on your shunning and keep on your error, you will be subject to treatment and curing, and what a great distress and an intense pain there are in treatment and curing

    21. To illustrate the state of this shunning, we give this example: suppose a woman that God created upon wonderful image and beautiful look, but then she was affected by an ill that caused rank pustules to appear in her face, then these pustules suppurated and their smelly pus began to flow

    22. So is it for this time, do not be sad or take to heart because of the opposition of your nation and their shunning you, for after this distress undoubtedly, your Provider will fulfill your wish and all worlds will follow you and believe in you

    23. But what shall follow such dispensability and that shunning?

    24. As for the unbeliever, as long as he keeps shunning his provider, he will keep indulging himself in lusts and will pass from bad state to worse one

    25. The unbeliever gets a spirit filled with vices and evil due to his shunning Al’lah

    26. God wanted to acquaint us with the fact that shunning makes one veiled from the truth, while drawing near to God makes one realize the loftiness of what he hears of the verses of his Provider

    27. So, the devil is one who is far from Al’lah, and because of his shunning Al’lah, his spirit became corrupted and wicked

    28. “Man has been killed”: that is he has misled his spirit and lost his life because he has deprived his spirit of the good and happiness and thrown it into suffering and misery due to his shunning from his Provider

    29. That is, the man himself was that who killed his spirit due to his shunning

    30. Therefore, they have got at what they have got at on that difficult day as belief and shunning are the reasons beyond each distress and each unhappiness

    31. For this reason, He told us the results of shunning Him and described the state of being far from God

    32. He also refers to the state of the unbeliever, which results from their disbelief and shunning of God

    33. That is, “due to your shunning of your Creator, your spirits have lost the light which would illuminate your way, and they have become deprived of the insight which would show them the way that would lead to their happiness

    34. Due to his shunning of his Provider, he has separated himself from the Godly Favor which the Almighty God has prepared for His creatures

    35. The meaning also includes chiding them with their tongue or shunning them in spirit instead of taking them under their wing

    36. Try to bring some photos of the ruined monuments which were built by the ancient nations like the pyramids in Egypt which was built by pharaohs or the Petra city which was built by Thamud in the south of Al-Sham lands, those folks who had been indulging in a life of luxury and putting all their ability and thoughts in it shunning the Almighty Al'lah, those who came to this life without fulfilling the purpose of their coming into it, which is to believe in Al'lah then to render good actions, finally the result will be the Paradise with abundant of blessings and happiness in it

    37. We have seen that Surah Al-Fajer starts with the universal signs in the first Verses of it in order to acquaint us with our Creator and to enable us to know the consequences of the ancient nations who didn’t contemplate and think about these signs, it also clarifies the reasons behind the human shunning his Creator and avoiding to know Him, however, he only throughout that knowledge can get out of his brute carnal rank and attain the humane rank before the coming of the Day of Judgment

    38. But unfortunately, despite that great miracle they didn’t appreciate or esteem him, they were neither guided by a logical Divine fact which he had revealed before nor by the present miracle which happened before their eyes, moreover they determined and insisted on their destroying shunning

    39. However, if you insist on shunning Him and keep on in your error, you will be subject to treatment and curing

    40. To illustrate this state of shunning, we give the following example

    41. Only the disbelieving and shunning spirit attends its body in the tomb

    42. As for His hand, His eye, and His face, there are strange conceptions about them pictured by the shunning ones, and are completely different from what He means by them

    43. Al-Qamar Fortress talks from its beginning about the denial and the entire shunning from the Almighty God, and it treats the previous nations who were afflicted by the curse, starting with the folk of our Master Noah, passing by those of our Master Hud, those of our Master Saleh, those of our Master Lot until the folk of our Master Moses

    44. Side by side with those shunning unbelievers, you find others that did not believe really in God nor did they recognize their Creator by contemplation and inference

    45. But since the devil and his offspring had corrupted on the land because of their shunning from Al'lah, therefore the angels addressed their Provider soliloquizing saying: "…Will You place on it those who will corrupt and shed blood…": that is, will this creature do as the jinn have already done and act as the devil and his offspring acted before? "…and we glorify with Your Praise…": we make the spirit of Your creatures glorify Your Favor by what we inspire to them of the acquaintance with Your charity and Your great care that You are praised for

    46. This betrayal begins with thoughts that are inspired by the devil, which strike a spirit which is in the process of shunning its Provider

    47. But afterwards, he knew that there existed enmity, the shunning of Al’lah, slyness, and treason

    48. This tale is exactly the same as what happened with our master Mohammad (cpth), who was patient, despite his people’s shunning of him, until he was given the permission to migrate: “As your Provider bade you to leave your home by right…”

    49. In this case, would it be reasonable for the doctor to leave him writhing in pain from what had settled inside his belly?! Would he not prescribe an influential laxative for him, which would repel these poisons and rid him of this surfeit material?! Similarly, a wicked yearning that has been strengthened inside the spirit because of its shunning of its Maker is indeed the surfeit of the spirit and the disease of the heart

    50. But for shunning you off all those years

    1. man, one who fears God and shuns evil

    2. The mercantile stock of every country naturally courts in this manner the near, and shuns the distant employment : naturally courts the employment in which the returns are frequent, and shuns that in which they are distant and slow; naturally courts the employment in which it can maintain the greatest quantity of productive labour in the country to which it belongs, or in which its owner resides, and shuns that in which it can maintain there the smallest quantity

    3. It naturally courts the employment which in ordinary cases is most advantageous, and shuns that which in ordinary cases is least advantageous to that country

    4. 1 There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one who feared God, and shuns

    5. The ‘I am’ that pursues the pleasant and shuns

    6. Then it never approaches an assembly of righteous men but shuns them

    7. The majority of the tribe shuns it, not trusting its magic

    8. Prayerful worship shuns evil and forbids sin

    9. He shuns the light, he fights against it, rages against it and dedicates his life to extinguishing it; yet in all this fury, beneath the grime of his iniquity, he himself becomes an albino – as white as snow, as white as starlight

    10. Appropriately, Buffett shuns what he calls

    11. After all, the vanity of man makes him believe that if a woman shuns him, she would snub others as well, but, should man suspect that a woman is carrying on with someone, he would imagine that she could be an easy lay for him as well

    12. Whereas that who shuns away from Al’lah and corrupts his spirit by immersing it in lechery, the misery will be his fate and he will incur nothing other than smarts and failure

    13. On the contrary, when he opposes and shuns away from God, he will be evil and become low-grade

    14. After showing us His Grandeur and Might and acquainting us with His Kindness and Tenderness, the Almighty moved wonder at the state of the reluctant man who shuns away his Clement and Sympathetic Creator

    15. She ignores my advice, my wisdom, and shuns my care

    16. so she shuns the warning

    17. Plots in fiction should be wedded to the understanding of the reader, and be constructed in such a way that, reconciling impossibilities, smoothing over difficulties, keeping the mind on the alert, they may surprise, interest, divert, and entertain, so that wonder and delight joined may keep pace one with the other; all which he will fail to effect who shuns verisimilitude and truth to nature, wherein lies the perfection of writing

    18. First of all, O’Neil shuns reacting to news and other noise, including unusual intraday price swings

    19. estate; and, indeed, no wonder he shuns the old place

    20. People tend to suffer greater pain from losing a given amount of money than they experience pleasure from gaining the same amount, so the typical investor is a pain avoider who shuns stocks when there's any hint of trouble

    21. , that shuns the light

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    Synonyms for "shun"

    eschew shun ban banish blackball cast out ostracise ostracize reject spurn renounce slight avoid disregard ignore

    "shun" definitions

    avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of

    expel from a community or group