Synonyms of shirk in English:
1 she was brave and would not shirk any task
evade, dodge, avoid, get out of, sidestep, shuffle off, run away from, shrink from, shun, slide out of, play truant from, skip, miss, not attend;
neglect, let slide, not attend to, pay little/no attention to, be remiss about, be lax about, leave undone, lose sight of, skimp on
informal duck, duck out of, cop out of
North American informal cut
Australian/New Zealand informal duck-shove
2 discipline was strict and no one shirked
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