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Synonyms for skirt

border

Synonyms

go round

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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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As he kicked off a European tour in Rome, hardline politician Avigdor Lieberman skirted around the issue of a Palestinian state, putting him on a possible collision course with US and EU efforts for a solution to the region's conflict.
Mr Pithie conveniently skirted around those issues as though they didn't exist.
The game's talking point and decisive moment came early on when Pools goalkeeper Scott Flinders felled Chris Beardsley in the area after the striker skirted around him.
Until now it was thought the crew of the Airbus A330 had flown directly into a bad weather front while other aircraft skirted around it.
Rather than either commit to the job or reject the idea of it, as some fear the 44-year-old will to pursue a career in club management, Mourinho again skirted around the issue.
Although fire officials partially attribute the reason the most recent fire skirted around the community on its western side to plain luck, they agreed that the 1993 disaster taught residents some important lessons.
Will it gain the same sort of critical acclaim as last year's The King's Speech (which skirted around the same issue), or be just another vanity project like Shanghai Surprise?
We spoke about it, skirted around it, came back to it, skirted again, but my mind was still the same.