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  • v. To maintain a safe distance from a hazard.
  • v. To abstain from participation.
  • v. (of a wicket-keeper) to stand a long way behind the wicket so as to catch balls from a fast bowler

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. stand away from an object or person
  • v. stay clear of, avoid

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