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Pronunciation: (doj), [key]
v., dodged, dodg•ing,

1. to elude or evade by a sudden shift of position or by strategy: to dodge a blow; to dodge a question.
2. Also,hold back. Photog.(in printing) to shade (an area of a print) from exposure for a period, while exposing the remainder of the print in order to lighten or eliminate the area (sometimes fol. by out). Cf. burn 1 (def. 36).

1. to move aside or change position suddenly, as to avoid a blow or get behind something.
2. to use evasive methods; prevaricate: When asked a direct question, he dodges.

1. a quick, evasive movement, as a sudden jump away to avoid a blow or the like.
2. an ingenious expedient or contrivance; shifty trick.
3. Slang.a business, profession, or occupation.


Pronunciation: (doj), [key]
Mary Elizabeth, 1831–1905, U.S. editor and author of children's books.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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