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Synonyms for skirt



go round



Synonyms for skirt

the periphery of a city or town

to put or form a border on

to pass around but not through

to avoid fulfilling or answering completely

Synonyms for skirt

cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist

(Fungi) a remnant of the partial veil that in mature mushrooms surrounds the stem like a collar

informal terms for a (young) woman

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

pass around or about

form the edge of

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We are not going to skirt around whatever the opposition are going to throw at us.
It will then skirt around the Roman temple of Olympian Zeus and on to Dionissiou Areopagitou Street, the wide path along the south of the Acropolis.
Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov signed a decree approving the construction of a $5.7 billion gas pipeline that will skirt around Belarus and Ukraine in an apparent effort to win Russia more leverage in its dealings with its two unpredictable neighbors.
Shigetoshi Saito, a police sergeant on the Kanagawa prefectural police force, is suspected of looking up the 24-year-old woman's skirt around 1:45 p.m.
The drum features a skirt around its top with straps to attach a broom, shovel and dustpan.
Zia-ul-Haq also decided to skirt around the constitutional provision by holding a referendum for his election.
No one can really skirt around them, and they all announced that they'd be taking downtime."
A ruddy, waist-high heap of apples, pears, plums, grapes, and figs forms a sort of hoop skirt around her.
But in carrots, heating destroys the carbohydrate pectin that glues the cells together, so cracks skirt around cells of the cooked vegetable, Lillford says.
I stood some distance from the car and felt the dry air whipping my skirt around my legs.
Leaving Las Vegas doesn't hedge or skirt around the harsh truths of life on America's bottom rung.
27 FASHION NOTES Denim delights and stripey sensations 28 FASHION We don't skirt around the issue we show you how to wear all shapes 31 BEAUTY NOTES Gorgeous red lips and great ways to tame the hair frizz 32 BEAUTY What do you want your foundation to do for you?
WHO can skirt around more number fours and fives than Lionel Messi?