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shrink from

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fiddle, shirk, shrink from, goldbrickverb

    avoid (one's assigned duties)

    "The derelict soldier shirked his duties"

    Synonyms:
    monkey, shirk, con, play, rook, tinker, bunco, swindle, toy, tamper, nobble, gyp, goldbrick, victimize, scam, fiddle, hornswoggle, diddle, gip, short-change, defraud, mulct

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  1. shrink from

    Synonyms:
    abhor, nauseate, abominate, loathe, detest, feel disgust at, recoil from

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How to use shrink from in a sentence?

  1. Roland Racevskis:

    It's an indication of his authenticity that he doesn't shrink from the term, i think he can change people's views of socialism, but I'm not so starry-eyed to think it will be easy or he won't be attacked for it.

  2. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility-I welcome it.

  3. Plato:

    Mankind censure injustice fearing that they may be the victims of it, and not because they shrink from committing it.

  4. Ruben Gallego:

    We won’t shrink from protecting our democracy and the voting rights of all Americans. It’s past time for the U.S. Senate, and Sen. Sinema, to do the same.

  5. Jake Sullivan:

    If something does occur, it will only serve to reinforce and highlight the fact that Patricia Kim is going to be engaged in the Indo-Pacific, is going to be a stalwart ally, and is going to stand up to and not shrink from any acts of aggression.

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