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ducks

noun
plural of duck

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a member of the human race
  • her coworkers regard her as something of an odd duck

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ducks

verb
present tense third-person singular of duck

Synonyms & Antonyms of ducks (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to get or keep away from (as a responsibility) through cleverness or trickery
  • don't try to duck your commitment to spending Thanksgiving with your family by claiming you have to work

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2 to move suddenly aside or to and fro
  • duck behind a pillar before they see us

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3 to sink or push (something) briefly into or as if into a liquid
  • ducked the new camper in the lake as a joke

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“Ducks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ducks. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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