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Definitionto avoid something — such as a duty or responsibility
- The minute after a step traversed the hall; the open house was too tempting for Heathcliff to resist walking in: most likely he supposed that I was inclined to shirk my promise, and so resolved to trust to his own audacity.Chapter 15 (31% in)
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