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Verb
To move suddenly, usually to avoid a collision
“Quickly duck behind a wall to avoid being seen.”
Verb
To attempt to get out of a responsibility or situation
“It seems to be abrogating educational responsibility to duck out of teaching the right way to handle real javelins.”
Verb
Lower the head or the body quickly to avoid a blow or missile or so as not to be seen
“Clark did his best not to shuffle his feet or duck his head.”
Verb
To lower the head or body in order to prevent it from being struck by something
“Rufus grabbed him from behind to duck him under the surface.”
Noun
A member of the human race
“… her coworkers regard her as something of an odd duck.”
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