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Social OstracismPlay
Shun implies strong disapproval and exclusion from a group, not just avoiding. SlideHe was shunned by his community for breaking their trust.
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Active AvoidancePlay
Using 'shun' means a conscious effort is made to stay away from someone or something. SlideShe shuns bustling malls due to her fear of crowds.
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Not PassivePlay
'Shun' is more than not participating; it's actively rejecting involvement. SlideEven when invited, he chooses to shun office parties.