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To have prevented oneself from
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“There had been no time to duck the oncoming ball, which hit Floyd smack in the middle of his chest.”
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To have caused (someone) to be unable to pursue one any longer
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Past tense for to physically bend downward
“Devin would slip his arm around her and slowly duck his head until his nose could meet hers.”
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Past tense for to lower the body quickly
“Ralph climbed up on a small boulder to get a better look at the scene and was forced to quickly duck his head as the assassin looked his way.”
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Past tense for to move aside or to and fro in a sudden or quick manner
“Despite the bike's stable handling, it is still quick and responsive enough for me to repeatedly duck around potholes.”
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Past tense for to attempt to get out of a responsibility or situation
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“It seems to be abrogating educational responsibility to duck out of teaching the right way to handle real javelins.”
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Past tense for to dip or immerse something or someone in liquid
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“Many of the spectators mobbed the judge, with some threatening to duck him in the lake.”
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Past tense for to suddenly spring or flinch back in fear, horror, or disgust
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Past tense for to avoid providing a clear answer or statement
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Past tense for to swindle someone by not paying a debt, especially a gambling debt
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Past tense for to shun or shy away from
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Past tense for to fail to fulfill an obligation or payment
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Past tense for to be liberated or freed from (something)
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Past tense for to physically plunge downward, especially headfirst and into water
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Past tense for to rebuff, ignore, or spurn (someone) disdainfully
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Past tense for to make an abrupt, unsteady, uncontrolled movement or series of movements
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Past tense for to hide oneself or stay out of sight
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Past tense for to conceal or hide from view
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(of a person or animal) Past tense for to sink to or towards the ground
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