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synonyms for runaround

  • come-off
  • delay
  • detour
  • difficulty
  • diversion
  • elusion
  • escape
  • escaping
  • eschewal
  • evasion
  • inertia
  • postponement
  • roundabout
  • shunning

antonyms for runaround

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  • challenge
  • facing
  • meeting
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How to use runaround in a sentence

They’d spoken personally before, and she was tired of getting the runaround.
THERE’S SOMETHING IN THE WATER AT PEARL HARBOR—AND IT’S MAKING KIDS SICKHALEY BRITZKY/TASK & PURPOSEJANUARY 8, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
Pembroke watched him hurry off to service a car with a sense of having been given the runaround.
THE PERFECTIONISTSARNOLD CASTLE
His reply to that, according to your exhibits, was that they would simply give him the same runaround again.
WARREN COMMISSION (11 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. XI (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RUNAROUND

  • absention
  • circumvention
  • delay
  • departure
  • dodge
  • dodging
  • elusion
  • escape
  • escapism
  • eschewal
  • evasion
  • flight
  • forbearance
  • nonparticipation
  • parry
  • passive resistance
  • prevention
  • recession
  • recoil
  • restraint
  • retreat
  • runaround
  • self-restraint
  • shirking
  • shunning
  • steering clear of
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.