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deke

verb

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  1. 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 Synonyms juke, fake, fake outRelated Words dodge, evade, sidestep, slip; pump-fake, stutter-step; maneuver (around)

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