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Word of the day: Avoid
To keep away from:
To prevent from happening:To avoid an accident.
SynonymsEscape, evade, elude, dodge.
Avoid, escape mean to come through a potentially harmful or unpleasant experience, without suffering serious consequences. To avoid is to succeed in keeping away from something dangerous or undesirable: to avoid heavy traffic. Escape suggests encountering peril but coming through it safely: to escape a punishment.
ExamplesShe couldn’t avoid his gaze anymore. He avoided an accident by applying the brakes on time. We should try our best to avoid further delays. The doctor advised her to avoid eating fried food.
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