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Avoid, get out of responsibility
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“I do not shirk any responsibility in this matter.”
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To move about in a sly or secret manner
“… given the multitude of auditoriums at the multiplex, it's not too difficult for underaged kids to shirk into R-rated movies.”
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To avoid or neglect (a duty or responsibility)
“He was sacked for shirking.”
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Work slowly or lazily
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Get away from
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To cease to perform a specified action
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To fail to care for or pay attention to
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To persistently avoid, ignore, or reject (someone or something) through antipathy or caution
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To feign illness, injury, or incapacitation in order to avoid work or obligation
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Hesitate or be unwilling to accept an idea or undertaking
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Abscond or play truant from school or work
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Avoid work
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To avoid necessary work or effort
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To get free from a dangerous or confining situation
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Give up a right, position, or power
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Make a quick, nervous movement as an instinctive reaction to fear, pain, or surprise
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Disregard rules; refuse to conform
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Fail to fulfil an obligation, especially to repay a loan or to appear in a law court
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One who shirks a duty or responsibility
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A person who lacks courage
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