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side·step

sidestep

 
pronunciation:
saId step
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: sidestepped, sidestepping, sidesteps
definition 1: to step aside or to one side.
similar words:
dodge
definition 2: to evade an issue, responsibility, or the like.
similar words:
dodge, evade, shirk
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to step around or to one side of.
definition 2: to evade.
similar words:
circumvent, dodge, evade
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