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"
escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"
be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by; "What you are seeing in him eludes me"
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"
cause to be seen by emitting light as if in rays; "The sun is radiating"
have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink; "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"
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"
send out rays or waves; "The sun radiates heat"
having rays or ray-like parts as in the flower heads of daisies
arranged like rays or radii; radiating from a common center; "radial symmetry"; "a starlike or stellate arrangement of petals"; "many cities show a radial pattern of main highways"
send out real or metaphoric rays; "She radiates happiness"
spread into new habitats and produce variety or variegate; "The plants on this island diversified"
issue or emerge in rays or waves; "Heat radiated from the metal box"
experience a feeling of well-being
reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal"
force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack"
cause to move back by force or influence; "repel the enemy"; "push back the urge to smoke"; "beat back the invaders"
be repellent to; cause aversion in
fill with distaste; "This spoilt food disgusts me"
move with or as if with a tremor; "his hands shook"
undermine or cause to waver; "my faith has been shaken"; "The bad news shook her hopes"
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"
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!"
stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"
move back and forth or sideways; "the ship was rocking"; "the tall building swayed"; "She rocked back and forth on her feet"
move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking"
shake or vibrate rapidly and intensively; "The old engine was juddering"
get rid of; "I couldn't shake t
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"
an outbuilding with a single story; used for shelter or storage
shed at an early stage of development; "most amphibians have caducous gills"; "the caducous calyx of a poppy"
cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; "our dog sheds every Spring"
get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; "spill the beans all over the table"
turn or place at an angle; "the lines on the sheet of paper are skewed"
having an oblique or slanting direction or position; "the picture was skew"