Eschew vs Verism - What's the difference?
As a verb eschew
is (formal) to avoid; to shun, to shy away from.
As a noun verism is
(arts|literature) presenting common, everyday subjects, specifically eschewing the heroic or legendary.
(formal) To avoid; to shun, to shy away from.
* The verb is not normally applied to the avoidance or shunning of a person or physical object, but rather, only to the avoidance or shunning of an idea, concept, or other intangible.
*: What cannot be eschew’d must be embrac’d.
* 1927 ,
*: He could afford no servants, and would admit but few visitors to his absolute solitude; eschewing close friendships and receiving his rare acquaintances in one of the three ground-floor rooms which he kept in order.
(arts, literature) Presenting common, everyday subjects, specifically eschewing the heroic or legendary.
(arts) A movement in the late 19th century, related to realism