|1.||[ verb ] avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)|
|Synonyms:||evade sidestep skirt dodge hedge duck parry circumvent elude put_off|
"He dodged the issue" "she skirted the problem" "They tend to evade their responsibilities" "he evaded the questions skillfully"
|Related terms:||avoid quibble dodge evasion circumvention equivocator hedge|
|2.||[ verb ] fake or falsify|
|Synonyms:||fake falsify cook wangle misrepresent manipulate|
"Fudge the figures" "cook the books" "falsify the data"
|Related terms:||cheat juggle fabricate fake imposter misrepresentation falsifier misrepresentaation falsification fakery|
|3.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 6494|
|4.||[ noun ] (food) soft creamy candy|
|Related terms:||candy penocha divinity chocolate_fudge|