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10 Cards in this Set

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Abeyance
The condition of being temporarily set aside; suspension
Abstemious
Sparing, especially in the use of food and drink; moderate; temperate
Circuitous
Being or taking a roundbout, lengthy course; indirect
Circumvent
To avoid by or as if passing around; to overcome or get the better of by artful maneuvering; outwit
Elude
To escape from, as by artfulness, cunning, or daring ; to escape the understanding of; baffle
Eschew
To avoid habitually, especially on moral or pratical grounds; shun; abstain from
Evasion
The act of escaping or avoiding by cleverness or deceit; dodging; a means of evading; a trick or excuse used to avoid something
Malinger
To pretend to be ill or injured in order to avoid duty or work
Oblique
Indirect; not straightforward; devious, misleading or dishonest; having a slanting or sloping direction, course or position; inclined
Shirk
To neglect, put off, or avoid discharging