Skirt - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Skirt.

AVOID
  1. prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"
  2. refrain from doing something; "She refrains from calling her therapist too often"; "He should avoid publishing his wife's memories"
  3. declare invalid; "The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"
  4. stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something; "Her former friends now avoid her"
  5. refrain from certain foods or beverages; "I keep off drugs"; "During Ramadan, Muslims avoid tobacco during the day"
DODGE
  1. 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"
  2. Avoid
  3. make a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid; "The child dodged the teacher's blow"
  4. move to and fro or from place to place usually in an irregular course; "the pickpocket dodged through the crowd"
  5. a quick evasive movement
  6. an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade; "his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track"
  7. a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
  8. 7. (Music, other) bell-ringing (intr) to make a bell change places with its neighbour when sounding in successive changes
EDGE
  1. a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object; "he rounded the edges of the box"
  2. the outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place farthest away from the center of something; "the edge of the leaf is wavy"; "she sat on the edge of the bed"; "the water's edge"
  3. a slight competitive advantage; "he had an edge on the competition"
  4. the attribute of urgency in tone of voice; "his voice had an edge to it"
  5. the boundary of a surface
  6. a line determining the limits of an area
  7. provide with an edge; "edge a blade"
  8. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"
  9. advance slowly, as if by inches; "He edged towards the car"
  10. provide with a border or edge; "edge the tablecloth with embroidery"
EVADE
  1. practice evasion; "This man always hesitates and evades"
  2. Dodges
  3. 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"
  4. use cunning or deceit to escape or avoid; "The con man always evades"
  5. escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"
SIDESTEP
  1. a step to one side (as in boxing or dancing)
  2. 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"
Clue Database Last Updated: 14/12/2017 9:00am

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