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  Definition of sidestep
  1. a step to one side (as in boxing or dancing)
  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"
Similar Words: hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck

 

Hyponyms: quibble

 

Derivational Morphology: dodge, dodging, scheme, dodger, fox, slyboots, avoidance, turning away, shunning, evasion, escape, circumvention, hedge, hedging, hedger, equivocator

 

 
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