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Circumvent vs. Dodge

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Circumventverb

(transitive) to avoid or get around something; to bypass

Dodgeverb

(ambitransitive) To avoid (something) by moving suddenly out of the way.

‘He dodged traffic crossing the street.’;

Circumventverb

(transitive) to surround or besiege

Dodgeverb

To avoid; to sidestep.

‘The politician dodged the question with a meaningless reply.’;

Circumventverb

(transitive) to outwit or outsmart

Dodgeverb

(archaic) To go hither and thither.

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Circumventverb

To gain advantage over by arts, stratagem, or deception; to decieve; to delude; to get around.

‘I circumvented whom I could not gain.’;

Dodgeverb

To decrease the exposure for certain areas of an image in order to make them darker (compare burn).

Circumventverb

surround so as to force to give up;

‘The Turks besieged Vienna’;

Dodgeverb

(transitive) To follow by dodging, or suddenly shifting from place to place.

Circumventverb

beat through cleverness and wit;

‘I beat the traffic’; ‘She outfoxed her competitors’;

Dodgeverb

To trick somebody.

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Circumventverb

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’;

Dodgenoun

An act of dodging.

Dodgenoun

A trick, evasion or wile.

Dodgenoun

(slang) A line of work.

Dodgeadjective

(Australian) dodgy

Dodgeverb

To start suddenly aside, as to avoid a blow or a missile; to shift place by a sudden start.

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Dodgeverb

To evade a duty by low craft; to practice mean shifts; to use tricky devices; to play fast and loose; to quibble.

‘Some dodging casuist with more craft than sincerity.’;

Dodgeverb

To evade by a sudden shift of place; to escape by starting aside; as, to dodge a blow aimed or a ball thrown.

Dodgeverb

Fig.: To evade by craft; as, to dodge a question; to dodge responsibility.

Dodgeverb

To follow by dodging, or suddenly shifting from place to place.

Dodgenoun

The act of evading by some skillful movement; a sudden starting aside; hence, an artful device to evade, deceive, or cheat; a cunning trick; an artifice.

‘Some, who have a taste for good living, have many harmless arts, by which they improve their banquet, and innocent dodges, if we may be permitted to use an excellent phrase that has become vernacular since the appearance of the last dictionaries.’;

Dodgenoun

an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade;

‘his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track’;

Dodgenoun

a quick evasive movement

Dodgenoun

a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery

Dodgeverb

make a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid;

‘The child dodged the teacher's blow’;

Dodgeverb

move to and fro or from place to place usually in an irregular course;

‘the pickpocket dodged through the crowd’;

Dodgeverb

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’;

Dodge

Dodge is an American brand of automobiles and a division of Stellantis, based in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Dodge vehicles include performance cars, though for much of its existence Dodge was Chrysler's mid-priced brand above Plymouth.

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