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DUCK





Definition:

  1. [noun] small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs

  2. [noun] (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
    Synonyms: 's egg

  3. [noun] flesh of a duck (domestic or wild)

  4. [noun] a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing and tents

  5. [verb] to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away; "Before he could duck, another stone struck him"

  6. [verb] submerge or plunge suddenly

  7. [verb] dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool"
    Synonyms: dip, douse

  8. [verb] 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"
    Synonyms: hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, sidestep

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