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side step

noun
1.
a step to one side, as in dancing, skiing, or boxing.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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  • Legislators could side step these rivalries by choosing a site where no actual town existed.
British Dictionary definitions for side step

sidestep

/ˈsaɪdˌstɛp/
verb -steps, -stepping, -stepped
1.
to step aside from or out of the way of (something)
2.
(transitive) to dodge or circumvent
noun
3.
a movement to one side, as in dancing, boxing, etc
Derived Forms
sidestepper, noun
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