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To have prevented oneself from
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“Today's new rich would not shrink from spending a few thousand bucks as bribes to short-circuit the queue.”
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Past tense for to avoid or shirk, either by failing to perform, or by performing in a grossly insufficient, negligent, or superficial manner
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Past tense for to hesitate or be unwilling to accept an idea or undertaking
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Past tense for to cease to perform a specified action
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Past tense for to hesitate or be evasive when confronted with a problem
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Past tense for anticipate with great apprehension or fear
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Past tense for to hate in the highest degree, as if with religious dread
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Past tense for to stop and refuse to go forward (usually of a horse)
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Past tense for be in a state of extreme apprehension
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Past tense for to be reluctant to do something
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Past tense for to show or feel repugnance for or resistance to something
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Past tense for to feel distaste for or hostility towards
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