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Overview of noun dodging

The noun dodging has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) evasion, escape, dodging

(nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do; "his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible"; "that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive")

2. dodge, dodging, scheme

(a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery)

3. avoidance, turning away, shunning, dodging

(deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening)


Overview of verb dodge

The verb dodge has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (6) dodge

(make a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid; "The child dodged the teacher's blow")

2. (1) dodge

(move to and fro or from place to place usually in an irregular course; "the pickpocket dodged through the crowd")

3. (1) hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep

(avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully")

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