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avoidance

Roget-categorie 623

5. Words relating to the voluntary powers
5.2. Prospective volition
›› 5.2.1. Conceptional volition

#623. [Absence of pursuit.] Avoidance

zelfstandig naamwoord

abstention, abstinencefor bearancerefraining etc. v. — inaction etc. 681neutrality.
avoidance, evasion, elusionseclusion etc. 893.
avolation, flightescape etc. 671retreat etc. 287recoil etc. 277departure etc. 293rejection etc. 610.
shirker etc. v. — truantfugitive, refugeerunaway, runagatemaroon.

werkwoord

abstain, refrain, spare, not attemptnot do etc. 681maintain the even tenor of one's way.
eschew, keep from, let alone, have nothing to do withkeep aloof keep off, stand aloof, stand off, hold aloof, hold offtake no part in, have no hand in.
avoid, shunsteer clear of, keep clear offight shy ofkeep one's distance, keep at a respectful distancekeep out of the way, get out of the way evade, elude, turn away fromset one's face against etc. (oppose) 708deny oneself.
shrink backhang back, hold back, draw backrecoil etc. 277retire etc. (recede) 287flinch, blink, blench, shy, shirk, dodge, parry, make way for, give place to.
beat a retreatturn tail, turn one's backtake to one's heelsrunaway, run for one's lifecut and runbe off like a shotfly, fleefly away, flee away, run away fromtake flight, take to flightdesert, elopemake off, scamper off, sneak off, shuffle off, sheer offbreak away, tear oneself away, slip away, slink away, steel away, make away from, scamper away from, sneak away from, shuffle away from, sheer away fromslip cable, part company, turn one's heelsneak out of, play truant, give one the go by, give leg bail, take French leave, slope, decamp, flit, bolt, abscond, levant, skedaddle, absquatulat [U.S.], cut one's stick, walk one's chalks, show a light pair of heels, make oneself scarceescape etc. 671go away etc. (depart) 293abandon etc. 624reject etc. 610.
lead one a dance, lead one a pretty dancethrow off the scent, play at hide and seek.

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

unsought, unattemptedavoiding etc. v. — neutral, shy of etc. (unwilling) 603elusive, evasivefugitive, runawayshy, wild.

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

lest, in order to avoid.

tussenwerpsel

forbear!, keep off, hands off!, sauve qui peut! [Fr.], every man for himself! [Fr.Tr.]devil take the hindmost!,

uitdrukking

things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme" [Paradise Lost].



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