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steering clear of

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present participle of steer clear of

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to get or keep away from (as a responsibility) through cleverness or trickery
  • After several disastrous family gatherings, she steered clear of any talk about hosting holiday celebrations.

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“Steering clear of.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/steering%20clear%20of. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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