Part of speech:
To lower quickly, especially so as to avoid something:
To react physiologically and mentally to this discontinuance, often while experiencing distressing symptoms.
To ignore, fail to consult, etc.
Escape is defined as to get away.
A concerted action by two or more individuals or entities to avoid commercial dealings with a business or to induce others to take the same action. This may include the refusal to work for the business and to purchase or distribute the company’s products. While peaceful boycotts are generally legal, boycotts that use coercion or intimidation to prevent others from dealing with the targeted business are not.
To avoid or neglect (a duty or responsibility).
To leave alone, let be; to stop bothering.
To avoid or evade
To step aside:
To avoid (something controversial, difficult, etc.)
To acknowledge and accept or deal with:
Meet is defined as to come face to face with, be there when someone or something arrives, or to be introduced.
Dodge is defined as to evade, twist or move out of the way to avoid being hit.
To eschew is defined as to purposely try to stay away from or to avoid.
Evade is defined as to be deceitful to get around or escape from.
To refuse to accept socially; avoid having social contact with:
To inquire for; request:
To exclude or shut out; bar.
The definition of avert is to turn away or to keep something from happening.
To deny access to.
(Idiomatic) To delay commencing (an action until some specified time or event has passed).
To cease doing something.
To undertake is defined as to manage funerals and burials.
Not ostentatious; unpretentious:
(Law) An annulment.
The definition of a digression is a spoken or written piece that moves away from the main topic.
A means of evading; a subterfuge.
Skillful repartee, especially as a defense against having to give direct answers.
The state of being rejected.
The act or an instance of renouncing:
An approach to accomplishing a goal or a method of dealing with a problem.
To recant solemnly; renounce or repudiate:
To affect as if with a caress.
To fool, as by false promises or wrong notions; mislead; deceive; trick
To cause to go by way of a detour
To disregard is defined as to ignore or treat with a lack of respect.
To get away from (a person, especially a companion).
(Intransitive, equestrianism) to jump over a fence
To run away from:
To foil is defined as to keep something from happening.
To leave altogether; abandon:
To hide or protect oneself, as if behind a hedge
(Law) To reject (a bill of indictment) for lack of evidence
Mislead is defined as to bring in the wrong direction or give the wrong idea.
To outwit is to beat someone or defeat them because you are smarter or more clever.
To avoid, deflect, or ward off (an attack, a blow, an argument, etc.).
To exclude or prevent (someone) from a given condition or activity:
To indicate unwillingness (to do something):
To separate or sift out (fine particles of sand, for example) by means of a sieve or screen.
To move (things, for example) from one place or position to another; transfer or shift:
To desire (someone to do something):
To ward off; prevent
To turn or make go to one side
To avoid some usually negative consequence.
(Nautical) To prevent (a vessel) from running against anything with too much violence.
To make invalid; deprive of legal force
To annul or put an end to (a court order, indictment, or court proceedings).
To excrete body wastes.
To nullify is to invalidate something or cancel the effectiveness of something.
To something bring face to face with.
Malinger is defined as to fake sick or to exaggerate an illness in order to skip school, work or some other undesirable event.
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