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To avoid dealing with or discussing (something problematic or disagreeable)
avoid bypass dodge circumvent evade duck elude skirt escape beat shirk shortcut skip body-swerve ditch fudge get around juke pussyfoot shake skirt round weasel get out of steer clear of dance around go around shake off give a wide berth to give the slip skip out on put the move on find a way round shun eschew finesse cheat bilk duck-shove scape funk miss wriggle out of parry cut weasel out of skive off decline shuffle out of slide out of duck out of outmanoeuvre run away from cop out of stay away from outmaneuver escape from fend off fight shy of circumnavigate shrink from skive get away from give the slip to leave behind get round keep away from renege disregard ignore foil shy from thwart neglect quit outflank stymie tergiversate burke flee fake skulk keep clear of keep one's distance from baffle baulk balk back out of lose goldbrick slip turn back on shuffle off give something a miss pussyfoot around pay no attention to keep at arm's length malinger have nothing to do with end-run slough off avoid dealing with leapfrog pass over keep off hack deke trick outwit hide from wriggle work around overcome field swerve jouk give a wide berth keep out of the way of deflect stay shy of balk at shy away from recoil from excuse abandon desert rationalize backpedal welsh revoke renounce withdraw defeat brush off frustrate throw off fence off answer evasively check prevent overlook discount have no part of turn away from get past outrun outpace outstrip outdistance clear duck out of the way of swerve away from get out of the way of extricate oneself from fake out cop out back down pull out of back out back off weasel out get out use pretext have alibi rationalise dispense with shuck find a way around fly shy get rid of get ahead of throw off the scent slip away from rid sneak away from be oblivious to turn your back on pay no heed to lay low from pay no mind unmind unheed turn a blind eye to tune out take no notice of forget not attend scrimshank let slide shirk from leave undone play truant from creep skimp on dog bludge fence wink at blink at sneak away slip out break away from slip through the net of lead on a merry chase escape the clutches of give someone a wide berth give the runaround keep distance take back road depart from deviate from lose sight of not attend to bob off be lax about be remiss about go around the barn sham pay little attention to loaf lie down on job tergiverse feign illness fake illness be AWOL put it on pretend to be ill take a sickie swing the lead play hooky pretend to be an invalid bunk off find a way out of short-circuit


To avoid providing a clear answer or statement
hedge equivocate prevaricate tergiversate fudge pussyfoot dodge vacillate flannel waffle quibble evade weasel duck stall avoid temporise temporize stonewall tergiverse hesitate shuck shilly-shally be evasive be non-committal dodge the issue parry questions evade the issue fudge the issue hum and haw pussyfoot around sidestep the issue beat about the bush be vague duck the question sit on the fence cop out hem and haw flip-flop be noncommittal blow hot and cold beat around the bush be indecisive shuffle around cop a plea pass the buck give the run around hedge one's bets mince one's words fence parry palter cavil duck the issue beg the question shuffle lie elude eschew circumvent be ambiguous fib shift shirk jive falsify con balk baulk stall for time put off feint baffle maneuver foil contest outwit manoeuvre deceive waver fabricate fight off invent distort misrepresent dither misstate exaggerate dissemble garble misspeak belie escape adumbrate double-talk shuffle about run around mince words cover up straddle the fence phony up put on stretch the truth bypass avoid the issue tell white lie give run around cloud the issue give a false colour to fend off skirt round avoid answering be equivocal about be evasive about quibble about get out of not pay not give a straight answer to cop out of beat around bush find a way round beat about the bush about welsh renege flee get around sneak away tap dance lay low slip out give the runaround dance around an issue worm one's way out of procrastinate delay tarry hang back gain time use delaying tactics play for time hold back hang fire filibuster defer kick the can down the road skirt ramble fake fluctuate swither falter haver shift ground about gloss over dilly-dally skirt the issue play it close to the vest change yo-yo give nothing away play a waiting game avoid committing oneself play one's cards close to one's chest dodge the question straddle an issue blather blandish blarney beguile use Fabian tactics avoid making a decision take your time change one's mind use flattery talk blarney butter up fast-talk postpone divert distract take one's time hold over drag one's feet buy time


To cease to perform a specified action
stop cease discontinue refrain from desist from quit forbear from break off cut out call a halt to call it a day give up abandon abstain from leave off knock off halt pack in suspend desist forsake lay off pass up preclude relinquish renounce resist shirk skip steer clear of belay bypass finish get off keep from stay away from avert avoid ax axe back off from break the habit of can check out from dodge do without drop forgo get out of give over hold off pack up pull out of put a stop to refuse rein in restrain from shrink from shun shy from swear off withhold from call it quits on escape from jack in kibosh put an end to skip out on skirt surcease from break up nip something in the bud evade prevent circumvent get around steer clear stay away abstain withstand escape forbear shake off neutralise ward off fend off help prohibit shake arrest hinder block check nullify obviate counteract impede counterbalance interfere with head off eschew stave off neutralize negate anticipate make up for deny yourself kick end break cut off shut off conclude terminate wind up pass let up bring to an end close elapse determine dead-end forswear wink out expire lapse interrupt lay off of cut short go die call it quits surcease bring to a halt cancel dispense with pull the plug on reject withdraw scrap abjure ditch have done with go without repudiate pass on pause leave alone snub refrain curb ignore scrub stop oneself from restrain oneself from spurn set aside bring to a stop pack it in decline come to an end turn down abolish resign from obstruct cut intermit stay rescind repeal complete eliminate intervene shut down kill abort overlook forego close out revoke give something the chop rebuff call off knock something on the head dismiss remit waive do away with come to a stop be over wrap up sacrifice surrender yield come to a halt nip in the bud sew up close down disavow disapprove come to a standstill draw to a close cut it out abdicate knock back come to a close reprobate not continue leave out say no to baulk at say goodbye to put the kibosh on kick the habit turn your back on quit cold part with prevent oneself from not give in to give a wide berth to not accept give a rest balk at prevent yourself from keep off kick over close off withhold adjourn recess disrupt disturb stand down from chuck fail bring to end forlet dissolve cede hold back from come off lay aside culminate give something up phase out resolve resign abate get on the wagon hang it up take the cure bring to a close stop trying disjoin dissever get rid of separate interpose disunite disconnect part annul back out of cut into break into cease to indulge in back off die down not touch sunder resist the temptation to fizzle out achieve leave succeed go cold turkey bag it blow off sit out pass by give something a miss wrap ultimate settle quit cold turkey fade away peter out throw in the towel abrogate crown consummate throw in the sponge carve isolate exclude extirpate usurp remove delete exsect sever marginalize extract oust excise have nothing to do with round off put paid to finish off dispose of switch off round out end up wind down wind something up top off die away let alone down tools stop work scratch shelve jack something in stop doing lie by spell rest pull the plug get done frustrate forfeit stall bar discount disregard divorce jilt get shut of put the lid on hamper still deselect nix get shot of catch hobble stem take out marginalise cut dead take away staunch freeze hesitate miss give the thumbs down to not heed throw out negative not take advantage of falter waver immobilize teeter dither balance stagger vacillate wobble scruple wabble limp cry off eighty-six finish with dust off break with write off withdraw from throw up retire from part from wipe out forget about stumble whiffle immobilise hold back hold up draw up check oneself buck pull up bring up bring to a standstill fetch up shilly-shally be suspended put a sock in be broken off be abandoned wiggle-waggle blow the whistle on draw to a stand hang back stand still hold at bay put a cork in stem the flow bring to standstill come to rest deny repulse demur demur at brush aside opt out refuse to take advantage of look down one's nose at opt out of give the thumbs down give the red light send one's regrets shake one's head disclaim disown discard betray jettison junk renege on stop having stop using


To avert or prevent the occurrence of
ward off thwart foil forestall circumvent counter curb derail halt oppose prevent stymie arrest defeat evade prohibit balk baulk circumnavigate counteract hinder impede inhibit nullify obstruct stave off check crimp repress restrain restrict retard skirt avert avoid bar block scupper spoil stall stonewall trammel head off hold back defend against put an end to put a stop to shut out steer clear of cramp get out of beat frustrate put paid to escape bypass scotch overturn stand in the way of limit disrupt deflect interfere with interdict ditch crash keep lid on take wind out of wreck ruin hold off put the stopper on stop take down upset outwit juke stump do for put the kibosh on unsettle hamper hold up fetter hamstring interrupt delay encumber get in the way of cumber baffle put a brake on slow down shackle slow hobble dash snooker nip in the bud hang up handicap checkmate brake discomfit deter cripple interfere foul up handcuff stay disappoint neutralize shut off pause bridle nobble neutralise suspend choke bork sabotage clog put the mockers on screw up put a spoke in someone's wheel shut down smash get in the way cut off throw a spanner in the works of throw a monkey wrench in the works of hog-tie still catch stifle constrain confuse suppress draw up freeze pull up cross shelve fetch up withhold repulse obviate crab dam hold manacle jam remit rattle embarrass put off intermit keep back louse up obscure upset one's apple cart cramp one's style tie up short-circuit close off stand fence intercept bring up bilk traverse root snafu skin stand still come to a standstill pick off not move stand off peter out finish something finish off upset the apple cart give the slip sandbag contravene debar scuttle invalidate throttle cook someone's goose play off screen weigh down complicate monkey with spike someone's guns confound repel squash discontinue queer someone's pitch put the brakes on take out of play postpone undo parry detain retardate blank counterplot bury faze defer protract bind entangle chain disconcert prorogue confine prolong cause setback get the better of put end to mess up beat down take wind out of sails make an end of bring to a close bring to screeching halt make late put back back off bog down slow up hold off on choke off set back hold over give a hard time saddle with crush quash confront affect disturb crool banjax tamper influence control cancel overcome negate lick preclude conquer annul forbid incommode conflict trouble inconvenience discommode stem put the lid on rein be a hindrance to upset the applecart dash one's hope contain cut short reduce terminate muffle squelch smother swallow give the run around govern moderate staunch fight back bottleneck discourage bottle up tame regulate rebuff choke back rein in keep in check render null and void pull in keep under control slacken pace keep a lid on bite back hold in hold down bring to a standstill stem the flow of occlude plug play for time stuff congest close clot stopper barricade obturate clog up stop up dam up block up gum up gunge up plug up hedge bung up


Change or cause to change direction abruptly
swerve veer deviate diverge sheer skew swing turn bend curve deflect detour incline shift tack twist weave wheel zigzag change direction divagate sidetrack depart dip err go off course lurch move sideslip skid slue stray turn off wander waver wind branch off turn aside depart from swing over train off turn sharply veer off get off course sheer off drift digress slew meander divert change course redirect turn away pivot whip curl swivel change slide angle off curve around roam move away ramble loop yaw bear snake slip switch shy whirl slither go around alter volte-face screw get sidetracked differ cut head part avert ricochet vary spiral contort coil maunder deform corkscrew excurse turn from bear off arch hook warp buckle bow flex lean refract make a right make a left crook twist and turn alter course wrap around take a turn leave beaten path turn around leave-one-out zag zig break aquaplane dogleg derogate jackknife rotate straggle run aberrate disperse abandon desert fork proceed career angle wander away extend go lead make turn on your heel glide worm whirl around turn about reroute tilt be lie wrest twine wreathe writhe wrench wring be deflected coast hydroplane incurvate channel transfer unscrew encircle skim get around convolute channel away head off change the course of modify draw away stoop droop careen crimp verge pass sway lither set alternate recoil focus corner rechannel direct return backslide retrace revert evolve skew round angle away toboggan morph transform spin out go into skid fluctuate metamorphose pass around take a bend hang a right hang a left beat progress convert transmogrify mutate distort back modulate vacillate snap misshape veer away malform change heading go about torture wrinkle disfigure kink gnarl come about sail into the wind make crooked squinch go out of shape become distorted brutalize become curved become deformed damage become crooked make curved brutalise become misshapen


A quick and nimble move, typically to elude

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