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Synonyms for skirt

border

Synonyms

go round

Synonyms

avoid

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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To avoid the city of Ramadi, the crew skirted along the shore-line of a large lake south of the hostile city for the 15-mile flight to the airfield.
The film crew skirted along the border between Iran and Afghanistan, filming unprofessional actors and incorporating real stories along the way.
But as threatening clouds skirted along the Eastern Cape, Trescothick, entrusted with decoding the dreaded Duckworth-Lewis system's numerical jungle, briefly charted England's course towards a momentous and humiliating defeat.
12 midnight ET), as the hurricane skirted along the Florida coast and headed up the eastern seaboard.
Gustav skirted along Louisiana's shoreline at "a more gentle angle" than Katrina, said a NationalWeather Service storm surge specialist.