shy away from
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Related to shy away from: the likes of, look out for, look to, follow-through, in view of, showed up, dropped off
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|Verb||1.||shy away from - avoid having to deal with some unpleasant task; "I shy away from this task"|
avoid - stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something; "Her former friends now avoid her"
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