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Noun
A cunning trick or dishonest act, in particular one intended to avoid something unpleasant
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“We had every reason to believe that she was a malingerer, that this was just a dodge to get out of work.”
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A loophole to get out of a situation or to benefit oneself
“Mr. Provence sees any forest exemption policy as a tax dodge, and proposed that the acreage minimum go to 100 acres rather than be reduced to 25 acres.”
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A sudden quick movement to avoid someone or something
“A guard shot at me, but with a quick dodge using my newly-acquired agility, I managed to avoid the bullet.”
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The act or state of eschewing or avoiding something
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Confusing word
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Solution which navigates around problem
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Great skill in a particular field
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A hidden problem or disadvantage in an apparently ideal situation
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A job or profession
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Verb
To move aside or to and fro in a sudden or quick manner
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“Children dodge through the crowd, intent upon mysterious errands.”
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To evade or circumvent by cleverness or trickery
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“Man may temporarily dodge his responsibilities to his fellowmen, but he cannot permanently dodge the consequences of dodging his responsibilities.”
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To elude or avoid someone or something
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“He didn't have to duck and dodge the police, and most of all, he didn't have to carry guns to protect his money because he didn't have any money to protect.”
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To avoid providing a clear answer or statement
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To suddenly spring or flinch back in fear, horror, or disgust
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To fail to fulfill an obligation or payment
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To swindle someone by not paying a debt, especially a gambling debt
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To play truant
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To be liberated or freed from (something)
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To procrastinate or be lazy, especially with work or responsibilities
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Retrace one's steps
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Fail to act resolutely or decisively
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To make an abrupt, unsteady, uncontrolled movement or series of movements
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