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Noun
The act of dodging or avoiding something undesirable
“More depressing, though, was his dodging of the question with a platitude.”
Noun
Failure to pay
Adjective
Directed towards avoidance or escape
Verb
Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to elude or avoid someone or something
“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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Present participle for to avoid providing a clear answer or statement
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Present participle for to suddenly spring or flinch back in fear, horror, or disgust
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Present participle for to dodge something, such as a question, task or duty
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Present participle for to fail to fulfill an obligation or payment
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Present participle for to swindle someone by not paying a debt, especially a gambling debt
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Present participle for to play truant
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Present participle for to prevent oneself from
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Present participle for to be liberated or freed from (something)
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Present participle for to procrastinate or be lazy, especially with work or responsibilities
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Present participle for retrace one's steps
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Present participle for fail to act resolutely or decisively
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Present participle for to make an abrupt, unsteady, uncontrolled movement or series of movements
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