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zag

verb

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to depart abruptly from a straight line or course
  • the crowd roared as the clown on the bicycle zagged while the other clowns, in hot pursuit, zigged

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The first known use of zag was in 1793

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“Zag.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/zag. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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