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avoiding (part of speech: verb)
escaping (part of speech: verb)
- But the descent had to be made, and down it we started, Cress and Manuel bringing up the rear with the horses, the rest of us scouting ahead, dodging from rock to tree, advancing slowly, expecting a volley, but receiving none. - "The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier", Edgar Beecher Bronson.
- I was up here with Don and Bert on the day you swam the bayou, and I saw you just after you had climbed the bank and were dodging into the bushes. - "The Boy Trapper", Harry Castlemon.
- Keep dodging so that the back won't know whether you're going around or through. - "The Varmint", Owen Johnson F. R. Gruger.