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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 ?
I'll tell you what to do now: instead of all this trumpeting and fuss, which is only the old parliamentary-majority dodge over again, just you go, each of you (you've plenty of time for it, if you'll only give up t'other line), and quietly make three or four friends--real friends--among us.
Dental surgeons suggested doctors, doctors suggested death, death suggested skeletons--and so, by a logical process the conversation melted out of one of these subjects and into the next, until the topic of skeletons raised up Nicodemus Dodge out of the deep grave in my memory where he had lain buried and forgotten for twenty-five years.
You see, sir," he went on, "if once we dropped to leeward of the landing-place, it's hard to say where we should get ashore, besides the chance of being boarded by the gigs; whereas, the way we go the current must slacken, and then we can dodge back along the shore.
Because I'm your Chief Steward and know nothing of warfare," said Kaliko, preparing to dodge if anything were thrown at him.
It was impossible for the tawny cat to eat under that hail of missiles--he could but roar and growl and dodge and eventually he was driven away entirely from the carcass of Bara, the deer.
From that moment he began to dodge the steps of Rosa, not only following her to the garden, but also to the lobbies.
I won't walk with him any more; I 'll dodge and go roundabout ways, so that we can't meet.
I don't get more tribulation than is good for me, I fancy, and we are apt to make mistakes when we try to dodge troubles.
I think I was hard run enough by your mother for one man; but after giving her a dodge, here's another b-- follows me upon the foil; but curse my jacket if I will be run down in this manner by any o'um.
Instead of the usual stove-lid or potato-masher for him to dodge, came only words.
But he circled just beyond the range of the club, snarling with bitterness and rage; and while he circled he watched the club so as to dodge it if thrown by Francois, for he was become wise in the way of clubs.
Falk obeys the law of self-preservation without the slightest misgivings as to his right, but at a crucial turn of that ruthlessly preserved life he will not condescend to dodge the truth.
That's not the smallest danger in it--not the very smallest,' said the Jew; 'it's only to dodge a woman.
The Dodges founded their nonprofit organization HORSE, or Help Our Rescue Save Equines, four years ago.