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synonyms for dodging

  • ditch
  • duck
  • elude
  • escape
  • evade
  • fend off
  • shuffle
  • sidestep
  • skirt
  • dark
  • deceive
  • equivocate
  • fence
  • fudge
  • hedge
  • juke
  • lurch
  • malinger
  • parry
  • pussyfoot
  • shake
  • shift
  • shirk
  • short-circuit
  • slide
  • slip
  • swerve
  • tergiversate
  • trick
  • weasel
  • circumlocute
  • get around
  • get out of
  • give the slip
  • move to the side
  • put the move on
  • shake off
  • skip out on
  • tergiverse
  • turn aside
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antonyms for dodging

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  • face
  • meet
  • take on
  • release
  • confront
  • encounter
  • stand up to
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How to use dodging in a sentence

There was a while when I developed a marvelous capacity for dodging invitations to Fort Walsh.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Neglectful of his personal safety, he plunged out into the traffic, dodging this way and that, and making after Monte Irvin's car.
DOPESAX ROHMER
"Potted tongue," she exclaimed, dodging round the table, and lifting various covers.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The girl scurried by and darted from the room, dodging the smiting hand which the host raised as she flew past him.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Sometimes they played "Dodging Arrows," a game their mother had taught them when they were very young.
STORIES THE IROQUOIS TELL THEIR CHILDRENMABEL POWERS
One of them ran up to within two feet of Kieran and snapped at him with its great jaws, dodging agilely when he raised his arm.
THE STARS, MY BROTHERSEDMOND HAMILTON
He started to work his way to the Point, but the exertion of bending and dodging from tree to stump sorely taxed him.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
The Cossacks, who had been dodging him, made a dash when they were within less than a hundred yards.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
The ponies came skipping here and there, nimbly dodging in and out between the dog-holes.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
It was hard won enough by the old man, that money, with twenty years' dodging South American customs.
THE BELTED SEASARTHUR COLTON
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WORDS RELATED TO DODGING

  • absention
  • circumvention
  • delay
  • departure
  • dodge
  • dodging
  • elusion
  • escape
  • escapism
  • eschewal
  • evasion
  • flight
  • forbearance
  • nonparticipation
  • parry
  • passive resistance
  • prevention
  • recession
  • recoil
  • restraint
  • retreat
  • run-around
  • self-restraint
  • shunning
  • steering clear of
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