sidestepping


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side·step

 (sīd′stĕp′)
v. side·stepped, side·step·ping, side·steps
v.intr.
1. To step aside: sidestepped to make way for the runner.
2. To dodge an issue or a responsibility.
v.tr.
1. To step out of the way of.
2. To evade; skirt: sidestep a difficult question.
n.
1. A step to one side.
2. An evasion of an issue or responsibility.

side′step′per n.
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sidestepping

(ˈsaɪdˌstɛpɪŋ)
n
(Skiing) skiing the act of ascending or descending by facing sideways and lifting each ski alternately
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Translations

sidestepping

[ˈsaɪdˌstɛpɪŋ] n (Skiing) → salita a scaletta
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With a gasping shriek the king ape collapsed, clutching futilely for the agile, naked creature nimbly sidestepping from his grasp.
In a joint statement published Tuesday, the four associations declare that the NCTC has not held a regular sitting since November 28, 2014 and the authorities have adopted important decisions concerning the economic and social policy during the period, sidestepping the NCTC.
North Korea criticized the United States on Thursday for ''persistently sidestepping'' proposals for talks to ensure peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula with ''all kinds of preconditions.''
Still developing layers, still sidestepping, she returned to Europe and came back mourning, then finally went to college, yet another layer, and eventually became a professor of sociology, a scholar of psychoanalysis and anti-Semitism and the editor of The Partisan Review.
Women in the developing world have an opportunity as they overcome the cultural and traditional barriers that inhibit them to step back and consider if the Western experience is progress worth emulating or a sociological pratfall worth sidestepping somehow.
According to Attorney General Isaias Rodriguez, prosecutors are to investigate the alleged sidestepping of official regulations and checkpoints on 24 August when the diplomatic bags were brought into the country.
Households often jump to using high-tech cell phones from old rotary phones, sidestepping years of technology evolution in a single afternoon.
A Flemish priest who combined soaring meditation on the spiritual life with robust appreciation of Church law, Ruusbroec inveighed against the sidestepping of Eucharistic disciplinary norms: