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deke

verb

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to elude (an opponent in a sports contest) by making a deceptive or agile movement
  • deked the lone defenseman with a deft move of his stick and went in for the breakaway

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“Deke.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deke. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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