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  1. evasion, escape, dodgingnoun

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

    "his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible"; "that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive"

    Synonyms:
    leakage, evasion, equivocation, nonpayment, turning away, dodge, escapism, shunning, flight, safety valve, escape, escape cock, leak, relief valve, avoidance, escape valve, scheme, outflow

  2. dodge, dodging, schemenoun

    a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery

    Synonyms:
    stratagem, avoidance, strategy, scheme, contrivance, system, escape, outline, evasion, shunning, schema, dodge, turning away

  3. avoidance, turning away, shunning, dodgingnoun

    deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening

    Synonyms:
    avoidance, scheme, escape, evasion, shunning, dodge, turning away

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How to use dodging in a sentence?

  1. Mehmet Oz:

    John Fetterman has been ducking, dodging these debates, which is insulting to the voters of Pennsylvania, and he has to own the reasons for his desire to avoid a debate with me. Either he's healthy, which he says he is, and doesn't want to answer for his radical positions in past statements, or he's lying about his health.

  2. Isang Smith:

    No games in the concrete jungle streets, be fully focused on cars, pedestrians and dodging piles of dog poo.

  3. Deja Foxx:

    I was really, really angry I felt, because he kept dodging us at rallies, it just seemed as though we were being ignored. And I don't want to be ignored by someone whose job it is to represent me.

  4. Michael Tran:

    This prevents the impending car crash that was happening in slow motion, dodging that iceberg is extremely constructive. But in the near-term, we continue to be plagued by the coronavirus.

  5. Jim Jones:

    His wife made a comment one time in a letter that she was tired of sitting around at home doing nothing, and he said, ‘Well, I’m tired of dodging these damn German shells.’ But that was the only time that he ever shared anything with her.


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