5 letter word starting with dod

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dodge verb i. To start suddenly aside, as to avoid a blow or a missile; to shift place by a sudden start., To evade a duty by low craft; to practice mean shifts; to use tricky devices; to play fast and loose; to quibble., To evade by a sudden shift of place; to escape by starting aside; as, to dodge a blow aimed or a ball thrown., Fig.: To evade by craft; as, to dodge a question; to dodge responsibility., To follow by dodging, or suddenly shifting from place to place., The act of evading by some skillful movement; a sudden starting aside; hence, an artful device to evade, deceive, or cheat; a cunning trick; an artifice.