Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 11/13/15 Shirk

Shirk (verb, noun)
shirk [shurk]


verb (used with object)
1. to evade (work, duty, responsibility, etc.).

verb (used without object)
2. to evade work, duty, etc.

noun
3. a shirker.

Synonyms
1. shun, avoid, dodge.

Origin: 1625-35; obscurely akin to shark

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