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synonyms for avoiding

  • elusive
  • wanted
  • brief
  • criminal
  • ephemeral
  • flying
  • passing
  • short
  • temporary
  • volatile
  • wandering
  • errant
  • erratic
  • escaping
  • evading
  • evanescent
  • fleeting
  • flitting
  • fugacious
  • hot
  • impermanent
  • lamster
  • momentary
  • moving
  • on the lam
  • planetary
  • running away
  • short-lived
  • transitory
  • unstable
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antonyms for avoiding

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  • enduring
  • lasting
  • lengthy
  • long
  • permanent
  • confronting
  • facing
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How to use avoiding in a sentence

Many of those who are not on pay escape to India and other regions, without any possibility of avoiding it.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
In a dream he crossed the crowded hall, avoiding various acquaintances with unconscious cunning.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Madame Ratignolle had dragged herself over, avoiding the too public thoroughfares, she said.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
She had won a long and hard-fought battle; but in avoiding one master she had abandoned herself to another.
DOPESAX ROHMER
The avoiding of sharp stones and boulders at last became almost mechanical.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
While he was avoiding the fissures, and carefully picking his way around the curve, a savage growl broke suddenly on his ears.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
And the surgeon looked at him; but there rose up in his remembrance how he had been avoiding betrayal for years.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
No man could look upon him and accuse him of being afraid of Abner or of avoiding the issue.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Avoiding the road, the half-breed made his way to a gulch near the ranch, where he tied his horse.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
I slipped away quietly, before the chapel bell had begun to ring, avoiding all 21 tender good-byes.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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