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duck2

duck2

 
pronunciation:
duhk
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: ducked, ducking, ducks
definition 1: to lower one's head or whole body quickly, as to hide or to avoid a blow or contact with a moving object.
similar words:
crouch, dive, dodge
definition 2: to lower one's head or whole body into water quickly and for a short time.
similar words:
dip, dive, plunge
definition 3: to avoid any undesirable chore, situation, or person.
similar words:
dodge, evade, malinger
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to lower (one's head or whole body) quickly, as to hide or to avoid a blow or contact with a moving object.
similar words:
avoid, dip, 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 (any undesirable chore, situation, or person).
similar words:
avoid, dodge, evade, steer clear of
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part of speech: noun
definition: the act, process, or a particular instance of ducking, esp. a quick lowering into water.
synonyms:
dip
similar words:
bob, dive, plunge
derivation: ducker (n.)
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