Throw off - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Throw off.

AFIT
ELUDE
  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. escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"
  3. be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by; "What you are seeing in him eludes me"
EMIT
  1. expel (gases or odors)
  2. express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words);
  3. give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.; "The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits"
RADIATE
  1. send out real or metaphoric rays; "She radiates happiness"
  2. spread into new habitats and produce variety or variegate; "The plants on this island diversified"
  3. issue or emerge in rays or waves; "Heat radiated from the metal box"
  4. experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion; "She was beaming with joy"; "Her face radiated with happiness"
  5. cause to be seen by emitting light as if in rays; "The sun is radiating"
  6. have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink; "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"
  7. extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center; "spokes radiate from the hub of the wheel"; "This plants radiate spines in all directions"
  8. send out rays or waves; "The sun radiates heat"
  9. having rays or ray-like parts as in the flower heads of daisies
  10. arranged like rays or radii; radiating from a common center;
REPEL
  1. reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal"
  2. force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack"
  3. cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders"
  4. be repellent to; cause aversion in
  5. fill with distaste; "This spoilt food disgusts me"
SHAKE
  1. move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking"
  2. shake or vibrate rapidly and intensively; "The old engine was juddering"
  3. get rid of; "I couldn't shake the car that was following me"
  4. move with or as if with a tremor; "his hands shook"
  5. causing to move repeatedly from side to side
  6. undermine or cause to waver; "my faith has been shaken"; "The bad news shook her hopes"
  7. a reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement
  8. bring to a specified condition by or as if by shaking; "He was shaken from his dreams"; "shake the salt out of the salt shaker"
  9. grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)
  10. shake (a body part) to communicate a greeting, feeling, or cognitive state; "shake one's head"; "She shook her finger at the naughty students"; "The old enemies shook hands"; "Don't shake your fist at me!"
SHED
  1. an outbuilding with a single story; used for shelter or storage
  2. shed at an early stage of development; "most amphibians have caducous gills"; "the caducous calyx of a poppy"
  3. cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; "our dog sheds every Spring"
  4. get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
  5. cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; "spill the beans all over the table"
  6. pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities; "shed tears"; "spill blood"; "God shed His grace on Thee"
SKEW
  1. turn or place at an angle; "the lines on the sheet of paper are skewed"
  2. having an oblique or slanting direction or position; "the picture was skew"
Clue Database Last Updated: 24/11/2017 9:00am

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