Sidestep - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Sidestep.

AVOID
DODGE
EVADE
SKIRT
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AVOID
  1. stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something; "Her former friends now avoid her"
  2. refrain from certain foods or beverages; "I keep off drugs"; "During Ramadan, Muslims avoid tobacco during the day"
  3. prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"
  4. refrain from doing something; "She refrains from calling her therapist too often"; "He should avoid publishing his wife's memories"
  5. declare invalid; "The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"
DODGE
  1. a quick evasive movement
  2. an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade; "his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track"
  3. a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
  4. 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"
  5. 7. (Music, other) bell-ringing (intr) to make a bell change places with its neighbour when sounding in successive changes
  6. make a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid; "The child dodged the teacher's blow"
  7. Avoid
  8. move to and fro or from place to place usually in an irregular course; "the pickpocket dodged through the crowd"
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"
SKIRT
  1. informal terms for a (young) woman
  2. (Fungi) a remnant of the partial veil that in mature mushrooms surrounds the stem like a collar
  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. extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; "The forest surrounds my property"
  5. pass around or about; move along the border; "The boat skirted the coast"
  6. form the edge of
  7. a garment hanging from the waist; worn mainly by girls and women
  8. cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
Sidestep Clue Last Updated: 08/11/2019 9:00am

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