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Sidestep   /sˈaɪdstˌɛp/   Listen

A step to one side (as in boxing or dancing).

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"Sidestep" Quotes from Famous Books

... of him, and hidden always under an impassive mask of self-control, lay the battling spirit, an indomitable fighting streak; it cropped out in a cool, calculating manner of taking desperate chances when the sleeping devil in him was roused. He would sidestep trouble—and one met the weeping damsel at many turns of the road in those raw days—if he could do it without loss of self-respect; but the man who stirred him up needlessly, or crowded him into retaliation, always regretted it—when he had time to indulge in vain regrets. ...
— Raw Gold - A Novel • Bertrand W. Sinclair

Words linked to "Sidestep" :   dance, pugilism, step, quibble, terpsichore, beg, fisticuffs, saltation, avoid, dancing, boxing, dodge

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