as in to neglect
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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as in to lurk
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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“Shirk.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shirk. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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