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shirk
used in Leaves of Grass

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to avoid something — such as a duty or responsibility
  • I dare not shirk any part of myself, Not any part of America good or bad, Not to build for that which builds for mankind, Not to balance ranks, complexions, creeds, and the sexes, Not to justify science nor the march of equality, Nor to feed the arrogant blood of the brawn belov'd of time.
    Book 23 — By Blue Ontario's Shore.... (85% in)

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