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Avoiding -ly Words

Some common synonyms of avoid are elude, escape, eschew, evade, and shun.

What is the word for being avoided?

synonyms for to be avoided

abominable. inadmissible. loathsome. objectionable. troublesome.

What is the word for avoiding a topic?

What is another word for avoid the issue?

pussyfoot equivocate
waffle weasel
tergiverse be evasive
be non-committal shilly-shally
dodge the issue evade the issue

What kind of word is avoided?

Avoided is a verb – Word Type.

What is the word for avoiding work?

To avoid one’s lessons or work. skive. shirk. malinger. truant.

What is this word avoid?

Definition of avoid

1a : to keep away from : shun They have been avoiding me. b : to prevent the occurrence or effectiveness of avoid further delays. c : to refrain from avoid overeating.

Does the word avoid mean?

to keep away from;

to keep away from; keep clear of; shun: to avoid a person; to avoid taxes; to avoid danger. to prevent from happening: to avoid falling.

What’s a word for not caring?


Some common synonyms of unconcerned are aloof, detached, disinterested, incurious, and indifferent.

What is a word for someone who doesn’t take responsibility?

irresponsible Add to list Share. If you’re irresponsible, you’re careless about the consequences of your actions. You can’t really rely on irresponsible people. Being irresponsible is the opposite of being responsible and careful — you do what you like and don’t care what happens afterward.

What is the synonym of refrain?

Synonyms for refrain (from) abjure, abstain (from), forbear, forgo.

Is avoid a transitive verb?

verb transitive To keep away from; to keep clear of; to endeavor not to meet; to shun ; to abstain from; as, to avoid the company of gamesters. verb transitive, obsolete To make empty ; to clear .

How do you use avoid verbs?

2to keep away from someone or something; to try not to do something avoid somebody/something He’s been avoiding me all week. She kept avoiding my eyes (= avoided looking at me). I left early to avoid the rush hour. avoid doing something I’ve been avoiding getting down to work all day.

What is the opposite of word avoid?

Opposite of to keep away from something. confront. face. front. affront.

What is a Synonym for avoidance?

In this page you can discover 56 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for avoidance, like: delay, escape, nonparticipation, retreat, restraint, passive resistance, sidestepping, eschewal, escape mechanism, go-by and refraining.

What do you call someone who avoids answering questions?

Prevaricate, evade, dodge.