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CEFR C2 Vocabulary - Attempt and Prevention

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CEFR C2 Vocabulary
to bid
[verb]
to try to achieve something
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to overexert
[verb]
to strain or expend excessive physical or mental effort beyond one's capacity
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to make off
[verb]
to leave quickly, often in order to escape or avoid someone or something
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to scram
[verb]
to move hurriedly, especially to escape or to leave a place abruptly
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to shirk
[verb]
to avoid or neglect one's responsibilities, often by finding ways to escape from them
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to sidestep
[verb]
to avoid or bypass a problem, question, or responsibility by addressing it indirectly or by taking a different approach
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to shun
[verb]
to deliberately avoid, ignore, or keep away from someone or something
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to eschew
[verb]
to avoid a thing or doing something on purpose
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to abscond
[verb]
to secretly flee from a place, typically to avoid arrest or prosecution
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to skedaddle
[verb]
to run away hastily, often in a disorderly or hurried manner
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to decamp
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to depart suddenly or unexpectedly
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to hinder
[verb]
to create obstacles or difficulties that prevent progress, movement, or success
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to forestall
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to prevent something from happening
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to ward off
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to prevent or repel something
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to head off
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to take action to prevent or resolve a problem before it occurs
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to stave off
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to delay the occurrence of something undesirable or threatening
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to circumvent
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to evade an obligation, question, or problem by means of excuses or dishonesty
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to bypass
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to circumvent or avoid something, especially cleverly or illegally
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