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Noun dodging has 3 senses
  1. evasion, escape, dodging - nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do; "his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible"; "that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive"
    --1 is a kind of negligence, carelessness, neglect, nonperformance
    --1 has particulars:
     escape mechanism; malingering, skulking; shirking, slacking, soldiering, goofing off, goldbricking; circumvention
    Derived form: verb dodge3
  2. dodge, dodging, scheme - a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
    --2 is a kind of falsehood, falsity, untruth, false statement
  3. avoidance, turning away, shunning, dodging - deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening
    --3 is a kind of rejection
    --3 has particulars: aversion, averting; escape; near thing
    Derived form: verb dodge3
Verb dodge has 3 senses
  1. dodge - make a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid; "The child dodged the teacher's blow"
    --1 is one way to
    Derived form: noun dodge2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. dodge - move to and fro or from place to place usually in an irregular course; "the pickpocket dodged through the crowd"
    --2 is one way to
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep - avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
    --3 is one way to avoid
    Derived forms: noun dodge3, noun dodger1, noun dodging3, noun dodging1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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