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synonyms for duck

  • bend
  • bow
  • crouch
  • dive
  • dodge
  • elude
  • escape
  • evade
  • shun
  • sidestep
  • bob
  • dip
  • double
  • fence
  • lower
  • lurch
  • parry
  • plunge
  • shirk
  • shy
  • stoop
  • submerge
  • move to side
See also synonyms for: ducked / ducking
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antonyms for duck

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  • confront
  • encounter
  • face
  • meet
  • take on
  • ascend
  • increase
  • raise
  • rise
  • jump
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How to use duck in a sentence

For example, research reported in Science magazine found that in the laboratory, the virus either did not replicate or did not spread easily in dogs, pigs, chickens, or ducks.
EVERYTHING WE KNOW—AND DON’T KNOW—ABOUT HUMAN-TO-ANIMAL COVID TRANSMISSIONJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
The pathway itself is a bit of a strange duck, because not all neurons that form it respond to the initial fear.
TOWARDS ‘ETERNAL SUNSHINE’? NEW LINKS FOUND BETWEEN MEMORY AND EMOTIONSHELLY FANJULY 28, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Most eggs in the new study passed through a duck within one hour.
POOPING DUCKS CAN SHED THE LIVE EGGS OF FISHCAROLYN WILKEJULY 17, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The new study shows how water birds, such as ducks, may be part of that spread, she says.
POOPING DUCKS CAN SHED THE LIVE EGGS OF FISHCAROLYN WILKEJULY 17, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Shallow ponds — called potholes — on the prairie serve as nesting sites for half of the ducks in North America.
SCIENTISTS SAY: PRAIRIEBETHANY BROOKSHIREJULY 13, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Migratory ducks could travel dozens or possibly hundreds of kilometers before excreting those eggs, the scientists suggest.
FISH EGGS CAN HATCH AFTER BEING EATEN AND POOPED OUT BY DUCKSCAROLYN WILKEJUNE 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
It was no wonder that he felt quite at home in the duck-pond, which was made for web-footed folk.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
It is interesting to notice a resemblance between this huge bird and our English wild duck or plover.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Perhaps it was as well that she allowed such responsibilities to slip past her like water running off the feathers of a duck.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Then Kip had to duck back into a darkened doorway as Carlson retraced his steps, and got back into his car.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO DUCK

  • belly flop
  • dip
  • disappear
  • drop
  • duck
  • fall
  • go headfirst
  • gutter
  • header
  • jump
  • leap
  • lunge
  • nose-dive
  • pitch
  • plumb
  • plummet
  • plunge
  • spring
  • submerge
  • swoop
  • vanish
  • vault
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