shrink from

Definitions of shrink from
  1. verb
    avoid (one's assigned duties)
    synonyms: fiddle, goldbrick, shirk
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    types:
    scrimshank
    British military language: avoid work
    malinger, skulk
    avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill
    slack
    avoid responsibilities and work, be idle
    type of:
    avoid
    refrain from doing something
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