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Synonyms for dodge

Synonyms for dodge

Synonyms for dodge

an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade

a quick evasive movement

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a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery

make a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid

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move to and fro or from place to place usually in an irregular course

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avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

References in classic literature ?
Once when I turned short and dodged under his arm he made a grab and got me by the jacket between my shoulders, and I thought I was gone; but I slid out of the jacket quick as lightning, and saved myself.
He heard these words in his father's trenchant voice, and trembled, and then dodged the thought.
After a fruitless struggle to get aboard a North-Western train at Chalk Farm--the engines of the trains that had loaded in the goods yard there PLOUGHED through shrieking people, and a dozen stalwart men fought to keep the crowd from crushing the driver against his furnace--my brother emerged upon the Chalk Farm road, dodged across through a hurrying swarm of vehicles, and had the luck to be foremost in the sack of a cycle shop.
Now, when I killed the she-bear this fall, with her cubs, though they were so mighty ravenous, I knocked them over one at a shot, and loaded while I dodged the trees in the bargain; but this is a very different thing, Mr.
In a twinkling his swaggering was at an end, and he dodged behind his horse to escape the expected shot.
She scuttled in like a ghost, and, knowing the senior bees would turn her out at once, dodged into a brood-frame, where youngsters who had not yet seen the winds blow or the flowers nod discussed life.
said Kim, and dodged sideways among the cases of the arts and manufacturers wing.
All the houses were dark and in a perspective of complete solitude our two shadows dodged and wheeled about our feet.
Either he dodged, however, or my aim was inaccurate; for all I accomplished was the demolition of the crystal which protected the dial of the clock upon the mantel-piece.
Day, raising his hat at the same time to the little girl, whom he had not yet greeted and who dodged his salute by swinging herself boldly outward to the dangerous side of the pier.