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  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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Plato:

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

  4. Letitia Elizabeth Landon:

    There are in existence two periods when we shrink from any great vicissitude—early youth and old age. In the middle of life, we are indifferent to change ; for we have discovered that nothing is, in the end, so good or so bad as it at first appeared.

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