dodging

Definitions of dodging
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n deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening

Synonyms:
avoidance, shunning, turning away
Types:
aversion, averting
the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away
escape
an avoidance of danger or difficulty
near thing
something that barely avoids failure or disaster
Type of:
rejection
the act of rejecting something

n nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do

Synonyms:
escape, evasion
Types:
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escape mechanism
a form of behavior that evades unpleasant realities
malingering, skulking
evading duty or work by pretending to be incapacitated
goldbricking, goofing off, shirking, slacking, soldiering
the evasion of work or duty
circumvention
the act of evading by going around
Type of:
carelessness, neglect, negligence, nonperformance
failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances

n a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery

Synonyms:
dodge, scheme
Type of:
falsehood, falsity, untruth
a false statement

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