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How to use shirk in a sentence

Tom held to his strange belief to 'Let it all come,' he would not try to prevent; he would neither shirk nor dodge.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
You'll work your passage back to fitness quicker than an arm ever did before, you pale-faced shirk!
RED PEPPER BURNSGRACE S. RICHMOND
He patted Dorothy on the shoulder and would not permit her to shirk his praise.
HIDDEN GOLDWILDER ANTHONY
The situation was a critical one, but Steve's was not a nature to shirk responsibilities or shun sacrifices.
THE GENTLE ART OF COOKING WIVESELIZABETH STRONG WORTHINGTON
Evelyn was fairly good at school; it was not, she considered, worth her while any longer to 322 shirk her lessons.
A VERY NAUGHTY GIRLL. T. MEADE
His timidity, and his conscience also, would both be too potent to allow him to shirk the nuisance of Gatherum altogether.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
Our life, our morals, are affecting our children for weal or woe, whether we realise or shirk the fact.
THE QUIVER 3/1900ANONYMOUS
A soldier came to hospital; a man of good character, long service, and known never to shirk duty.
RECOLLECTIONS OF THIRTY-NINE YEARS IN THE ARMYCHARLES ALEXANDER GORDON
Constant languor from the new heat has made me shirk all exertion not imperative.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. II (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
The conscientious trained worker stands on precisely the same plane as the careless, unqualified shirk.
THE EXPERT MAID-SERVANTCRISTINE TERHUNE HERRICK
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SHIRK

  • bending
  • bobbing
  • bowing
  • crouching
  • dipping
  • diving
  • dodging
  • doubling
  • eluding
  • escaping
  • evading
  • fencing
  • lowering
  • lurching
  • moving to siding
  • parrying
  • plunging
  • shirking
  • shunning
  • shying
  • sidestepping
  • stooping
  • submerging
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