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to choose not to do something in order to achieve a better result
to avoid doing something that you should do or that you said you would do
to avoid doing something that you were intending to do or had promised to do
to deliberately avoid doing something that is enjoyable but that may not be healthy, safe, or morally right
to avoid doing something difficult, or to avoid accepting responsibility for something
to avoid accepting or dealing with something that you should do
to avoid doing or having something
to avoid doing something by making excuses
to avoid dealing with a difficult responsibility or decision
to try to avoid dealing with a problem
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
a small boat used for racing
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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