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avoid(Cancel), verb annul, defeat, destroy the efficacy of, invalidate, make inoperative, make of no effect, make void, make wholly without effect, refute, vacate, void
avoid(Evade), verb abstain from, avert, balk at, decline, depart from, dodge, elude, escape, eschew, flee from, forsake, have nothing to do with, hold back, keep at a distance from, keep away from, keep clear of, make off, part company, refrain from, retreat, shun, shy away from, vitare
See also: abscond, adeem, annul, avert, cancel, deceive, default, deter, detour, discriminate, disdain, disfavor, elude, escape, eschew, estrange, evade, exclude, fail, forestall, forgo, forswear, neglect, parry, picket, pretermit, prevent, refrain, repeal, shirk, shun, stave, tergiversate