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  Definition of fudge
  1. soft creamy candy
  2. 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"
  3. fake or falsify; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"
Similar Words: hedge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep, manipulate, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresent

 

See Also: fabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, invent

 

Hyponyms: chocolate fudge, divinity, divinity fudge, penuche, penoche, panoche, panocha, quibble, juggle

 

Derivational Morphology: dodge, dodging, scheme, dodger, fox, slyboots, avoidance, turning away, shunning, evasion, escape, circumvention, hedge, hedging, hedger, equivocator, misrepresentation, deceit, deception, wangle, wangling, finagler, wangler, falsification, misrepresentaation, falsehood, falsity, falseness, falsifier, fake, sham, postiche, imposter, impostor, pretender, faker, fraud, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role player, fakery

 

 
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