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synonyms for sidestepping

  • breakout
  • departure
  • desertion
  • disappearance
  • flight
  • freedom
  • liberation
  • outbreak
  • rescue
  • withdrawal
  • AWOL
  • abdication
  • avoidance
  • beat
  • bolt
  • break
  • bypassing
  • circumvention
  • decampment
  • deliverance
  • dodging
  • ducking
  • elopement
  • elusion
  • elusiveness
  • evasion
  • evasiveness
  • extrication
  • fadeout
  • hegira
  • lam
  • leave
  • out
  • powder
  • release
  • retreat
  • shunning
  • slip
  • spring
  • eschewal
  • runaround

antonyms for sidestepping

MOST RELEVANT
  • arrival
  • coming
  • entrance
  • stay
  • staying
  • directness
  • meeting
  • capture
  • maintenance
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How to use sidestepping in a sentence

Sidestepping him, Jerry pulled several bonds of large denomination from the envelope.
WHISPERING WALLSMILDRED A. WIRT
Then, with a bellow, he rushed upon Roy, who contented himself by sidestepping the furious onslaught.
THE GIRL AVIATORS' MOTOR BUTTERFLYMARGARET BURNHAM
Sidestepping to avoid one of his rushes, Blaine brought up a terrible uppercut that ended flush upon the Llott's jaw.
THE COPPER-CLAD WORLDHARL VINCENT
It was much more reassuring than to stand poised in a narrow trail with no possibility of sidestepping a charge.
IN AFRICAJOHN T. MCCUTCHEON
Norton taunted him, his blood running hot with the fierce wish to have done with sidestepping and procrastination.
THE BELLS OF SAN JUANJACKSON GREGORY
Their coolness and dexterity in sidestepping the mad rushes of the bull are wonderful.
EUROPE FROM A MOTOR CARRUSSELL RICHARDSON
The recognition between them was now frank and absolute; there could never again be any diplomatic sidestepping.
THE MILLION DOLLAR MYSTERYHAROLD MACGRATH
There is no question of sidestepping the difficulty: it must be surmounted.
COLLEGE TEACHINGPAUL KLAPPER
To question the nobility of the Hazlitt soul would be a sidestepping.
ERIK DORNBEN HECHT
To make her comfortable without sidestepping the rules of convention.
THE DRUMS OF JEOPARDYHAROLD MACGRATH
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