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sidestep

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈsaɪdstep/ ( present participle sidestepping, past tense and past participle sidestepped)
to avoid talking about a subject, especially by starting to talk about something else: She neatly sidestepped questions about her recent divorce.Digressing and being indirect or evasiveMoving in order to avoid contactNot saying much
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