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duck 1

noun

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drake1 male
duck1 female
duckling young

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duck 2

verb

  • 1 the ball passed over the batsman as he ducked he ducked behind the wall
    cower, cringe, shrink, huddle
    North American informalscooch
    [Antonyms] straighten up, stand
  • 2 she was ducked in the river
    dip, dunk, plunge, immerse, submerge, lower, sink
  • 3 informal he ducked out of history lessons they cannot duck the issue much longer
    shirk, dodge, evade, avoid, steer clear of, run away from, elude, escape, find a way out of, back out of, pull out of, shun, eschew, miss;
    sidestep, bypass, skirt round, circumvent, give a wide berth to, find a way round, turn one's back on
    informalcop out of, get out of, wriggle out of, worm one's way out of
    British informalskive, skive off, funk
    North American informalcut
    Australian/New Zealand informalduck-shove
    archaicdecline, bilk
    [Antonyms] take part in, face up to
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