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"
to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away; "Before he could duck, another stone struck him"
small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
submerge or plunge suddenly
a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing and tents