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Return the duck to the baking sheet, breast side up, and generously brush the duck with the glaze.

Blistered shishito peppers and daikon, cooked like the leg in duck fat, ramp up the pleasure.

Offerings included tea-smoked duck, prawns a la Sichuan, hot-and-sour soup, soup dumplings and other specialties from China’s provinces.

They are sitting ducks for the next big earthquake, which is likely to hit within the next century.

Occasionally I’d duck into the privacy room to lie down on a yoga mat, but I was always conscious of the risk that someone else might need it more—a new mom who needed to pump, a manager about to have a sensitive conversation.

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We huddled under the covers and drank and ate and then ducked out in the dark to brush our teeth.

When he reached me at that gathering, he ducked a question about his role by declaring: “What is important is historical truth.”

As she ducked out of the Sheraton fundraiser, she met a group of women coming at her on the up escalator.

As mountaineers ducked out of them and trekked toward Everest, she dreamed of following.

The two young brothers, aged six and seven, described how they ducked down in the back seat when the bullets started to fly.

A boy with a carton of groceries almost ran down Louis, then ducked down into the delivery entrance of the apartment-hotel.

I ducked around the first corner, ran half a block, then slipped down the alley.

Tom poked about amongst the passages, and pretty soon ducked under a wall where you wouldn't a noticed that there was a hole.

Winfree ducked, found one of the dress sabers ignominiously sheathed in snow, and drew it out.

These, too, were shut and locked, and when I ducked under the nearest gondola I realized that I was trapped.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ducked, such as: dodge, crouch, dive, sidestep, evade, and bow.

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