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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Avoid dealing with; Avoid (one's assigned duties).

Usage examples (35)
  • Never one to shirk from a challenge, I replied: Some friends of mine decided to remodel their kitchen.
  • First and foremost - tell a time travel story that does not shirk from a confrontation with the paradoxes.
  • And then we kind of shirk off in the corner when we gain 20 pounds back.
  • Outsiders don't always take SSHRC (always pronounced "shirk") as seriously as SSHRC would like. for more
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