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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shirking, slacking, soldiering, goofing off, goldbrickingnoun

    the evasion of work or duty

    Synonyms:
    slacking, goldbricking, goofing off, soldiering, soldiership

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  1. List of paraphrases for "shirking":

    evading

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  1. Rodney Davis:

    Youve got 535 people flying into the House, in the Senate, each week from all across this nation ; you have millions of people that visit our nations capitaleach year. If we are not doing something like this, we would be shirking our responsibilities.

  2. Mary Cholmondeley:

    Every day I live I am more convinced that the waste of life lies in the love we have not given, the powers we have not used, the selfish prudence that will risk nothing and which, shirking pain, misses happiness as well.

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