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duck2

 
pronunciation:
duhk
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part of speech: verb
inflections: ducks, ducking, ducked
definition 1: to lower the head or whole body quickly to avoid something.
I ducked, and the snowball missed me.He ducked behind a bush so that no one would see him.
similar words:
crouch, dive, dodge
definition 2: to lower into water quickly and for a short time.
She ducked her dog in the pond.
synonyms:
dip, dunk
similar words:
immerse
definition 3: to avoid something.
Josie never ducked her chores even when she wanted to.
similar words:
dodge, evade, steer clear of
derivation: ducker (n.)
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