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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Shunt \Shunt\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shunted; p. pr. & vb. n.
Shunting.] [Prov. E., to move from, to put off, fr. OE.
shunten, schunten, schounten; cf. D. schuinte a slant, slope,
Icel. skunda to hasten. Cf. Shun.]
1. To shun; to move from. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
2. To cause to move suddenly; to give a sudden start to; to
shove. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] --Ash.
3. To turn off to one side; especially, to turn off, as a
grain or a car upon a side track; to switch off; to shift.
For shunting your late partner on to me. --T.
4. (Elec.) To provide with a shunt; as, to shunt a
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
29 Moby Thesaurus words for "shunted":
abandoned, deserted, disregarded, half-done, ignored, laid aside,
left undone, missed, neglected, omitted, overlooked, passed by,
passed over, passed up, pigeonholed, put aside, sidelined,
sidetracked, slighted, unasked, unattended to, uncared-for,
unchaperoned, unconsidered, undone, unregarded, unsolicited,
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