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shirk

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1 to get or keep away from (as a responsibility) through cleverness or trickery

  • you always try to shirk paying your fair share of the bill by claiming you "forgot" your wallet
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fight shy of, keep clear of, stay clear of, steer clear of

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2 to leave undone or unattended to especially through carelessness

  • a deadbeat who has been shirking his duty to his family for years
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3 to move about in a sly or secret manner

  • given the multitude of auditoriums at the multiplex, it's not too difficult for underaged kids to shirk into R-rated movies
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