Brought up religiously and to shun the society of women, his first experiences in adultery had been made with many scruples and intermitten.tly.
A trader who is even suspected of dealing with such a victim of tyranny may be ruined by the mere imputation; his customers shun him from fear, and he is obliged to get a character from some notorious leaguer.
Even wild ibex have been known to stray among the herds of goats, although they shun the society of chamois.
His own interactions with deities left him more than willing to shun them, if at all possible.
It had its root in the revolt of Samas-sumyukin (Shamash-shun-ukin) of Babylonia, and coming at a time immediately preceding the disintegration of the Assyrian Empire, may have had most important consequences for Judah and the east of the Jordan.'