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dodging

[′däj·iŋ]
(graphic arts)
A technique of shading a portion of the photographic paper during exposure so that the tone of certain portions of the print is modified.
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I tried the conscientious-friend dodge with her on one occasion, but it was not a success.
If only this new dodge for talking along a wire had been a little bit nearer perfection I might have told you all this from town, and been toasting my toes before the club fire at this minute, instead of tramping after you through the snow," he grumbled, disguising a real irritation under the pretence of it; and at this opening Madame Olenska twisted the talk away to the fantastic possibility that they might one day actually converse with each other from street to street, or even-- incredible dream
It was this young man whom I must dodge, but at my first step in the gravel he wheeled round, and it was Raffles himself.
Because I'm your Chief Steward and know nothing of warfare," said Kaliko, preparing to dodge if anything were thrown at him.
It was impossible for the tawny cat to eat under that hail of missiles--he could but roar and growl and dodge and eventually he was driven away entirely from the carcass of Bara, the deer.
From that moment he began to dodge the steps of Rosa, not only following her to the garden, but also to the lobbies.
I won't walk with him any more; I 'll dodge and go roundabout ways, so that we can't meet.
I think I was hard run enough by your mother for one man; but after giving her a dodge, here's another b-- follows me upon the foil; but curse my jacket if I will be run down in this manner by any o'um.
Instead of the usual stove-lid or potato-masher for him to dodge, came only words.
But he circled just beyond the range of the club, snarling with bitterness and rage; and while he circled he watched the club so as to dodge it if thrown by Francois, for he was become wise in the way of clubs.
Falk obeys the law of self-preservation without the slightest misgivings as to his right, but at a crucial turn of that ruthlessly preserved life he will not condescend to dodge the truth.
That's not the smallest danger in it--not the very smallest,' said the Jew; 'it's only to dodge a woman.