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Synonyms for skirt

border

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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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Skirting around the top edge of the scree slope to the north and then veering west leads gently downwards to Waun Lefrith, a vantage point overlooking Llan-y-Fan Fach, the more westerly of the two lakes.
Its ornate features have been restored and work is under way on a pounds 1m road to the back of the Dome which will replace the one currently skirting around the seaward side of Spanish City.
We have been skirting around pop songs and trying to do something more left-field.
After skirting around the issue, he finally blurts out the truth about Ewan and Amber's involvement in the hit-and-run incident.
I hope that people see it as some kind of light relief that, while not skirting around it, is celebrating New York.
Slight took defeat on the chin and said: "There's no skirting around the fact, I just didn't have the package this weekend.
It's time we had a programme dedicated to the subject, instead of just skirting around it.
Big businesses have been skirting around this issue for a while now, and it's time for them to face their responsibilities.
They then headed north to Shrewsbury, Warrington and Lancaster before skirting around Cumbria then heading across the Scottish border near Penrith.