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  Definition of dodge
  1. a quick evasive movement
  2. an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade; "his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track"
  3. a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
  4. 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"
  5. make a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid; "The child dodged the teacher''s blow"
  6. move to and fro or from place to place usually in an irregular course; "the pickpocket dodged through the crowd"
Similar Words: contrivance, stratagem, dodging, scheme, hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, duck, sidestep

 

Hyponyms: plant, pump-and-dump scheme, wangle, wangling, quibble

 

Derivational Morphology: hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, duck, sidestep, dodging, scheme, dodger, fox, slyboots, avoidance, turning away, shunning, evasion, escape, circumvention, hedging, hedger, equivocator

 

Anagrams: geode

 

 
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