Duck - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Duck.

5 letter answer(s) to duck

AVOID
  1. refrain from certain foods or beverages; "I keep off drugs"; "During Ramadan, Muslims avoid tobacco during the day"
  2. prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"
  3. refrain from doing something; "She refrains from calling her therapist too often"; "He should avoid publishing his wife's memories"
  4. declare invalid; "The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"
  5. stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something; "Her former friends now avoid her"
DODGE
  1. an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade; "his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track"
  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"
  3. a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
  4. make a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid; "The child dodged the teacher's blow"
  5. 7. (Music, other) bell-ringing (intr) to make a bell change places with its neighbour when sounding in successive changes
  6. move to and fro or from place to place usually in an irregular course; "the pickpocket dodged through the crowd"
  7. Avoid
  8. a quick evasive movement
ELUDE
  1. be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by; "What you are seeing in him eludes me"
  2. Escape notice by
  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. escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"
EVADE
  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. use cunning or deceit to escape or avoid; "The con man always evades"
  3. escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"
  4. practice evasion; "This man always hesitates and evades"
  5. Dodges

7 letter answer(s) to duck

MALLARD
  1. wild dabbling duck from which domestic ducks are descended; widely distributed

8 letter answer(s) to duck

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"

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Elude
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Escape
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Escape from
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