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fought shy of

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past tense of fight shy of

Synonyms & Antonyms of fought shy of

to get or keep away from (as a responsibility) through cleverness or trickery
  • They'd always managed to fight shy of legal recourse.

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“Fought shy of.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fought%20shy%20of. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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