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sidestepped

verb
past tense of sidestep

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1 to avoid having to comply with (something) especially through cleverness
  • the eager enlistee sidestepped the regulations by lying about his age

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2 to move suddenly aside or to and fro
  • the startled spectator sidestepped away from the oncoming ball

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“Sidestepped.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sidestepped. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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