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

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


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