duck

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Synonyms for duck

Synonyms for duck

to avoid fulfilling or answering completely

to plunge briefly in or into a liquid

the act of swimming

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(cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman

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flesh of a duck (domestic or wild)

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a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave

to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away

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submerge or plunge suddenly

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dip into a liquid

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

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Given too much to do when a fast-finishing third at Sandown, but showed that was no fluke when breaking duck under today's rider at Fontwell.
Had failed to justify stable confidence until breaking duck in a novice chase last month, when he settled better than previously.
Had proved a shade frustrating to follow until breaking duck in a Southwell claimer last time.
This England team is making a habit of breaking ducks - our first win in Australia for 24 years and now our first in India since 1984-85.