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esquivar (first-person singular present esquivo, past participle esquivat)

  1. to avoid, to dodge, to evade

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EtymologyEdit

Esquivo (asocial; elusive; untamable) +‎ -ar.

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esquivar (first-person singular present indicative esquivo, past participle esquivado)

  1. to eschew, to shun
  2. to avoid (to keep away from)
  3. to swerve (turn aside or deviate to avoid impact)

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French eschiver (to dread, shun, avoid) (modern French esquiver), from Frankish *sciuhan (to dread, shun, avoid), from Proto-Germanic *skiuhwaną, *skiwaną (to frighten). Cognate with English eschew, Old High German sciuhen (to frighten, make fearful), and Dutch schuwen (to caution). More at shy.

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esquivar (first-person singular present esquivo, first-person singular preterite esquivé, past participle esquivado)

  1. to dodge

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