avoiding (part of speech: verb)
- He stuffed it back, ducking a blow. - "Police Your Planet", Lester del Rey.
- The brother made up his mind; he turned and jumped from the dog- cart as he had jumped from the old coach long ago, and ducking in and out among the horses and carriages, ran for his life. - "Melchior's Dream and Other Tales", Juliana Horatia Ewing.
- But to the last man of them they reached the arroyo safely, and ducking low, trotted on to join the cowboys. - "The Bells of San Juan", Jackson Gregory.