shirking

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present participle of shirk
the evasion of work or duty
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To procure by petty fraud and trickery; to obtain by mean solicitation
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avoid dealing with; "She shirks her duties
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According to Islam, this is the worst sin, i e , associating other beings with God
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{f} evade one's duty, avoid fulfilling a responsibility
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If someone does not shirk their responsibility or duty, they do what they have a responsibility to do. We in the Congress can't shirk our responsibility The Government will not shirk from considering the need for further action. to deliberately avoid doing something you should do, because you are lazy (Perhaps from schurke ). v. In Islam, idolatry and polytheism, both of which are regarded as heretical. The Qurn stresses that God does not share his powers with any partner (sharik) and warns that those who believe in idols will be harshly dealt with on the Day of Judgment. The concept of shirk has broadened considerably throughout the dogmatic development of Islam, and it has come to be used as the opposite of tawd (the oneness of God). Different grades of shirk have been distinguished by Islamic law; they include the belief in superstition, belief in the power of created things (e.g., reverencing saints), and belief in those who profess to know the future all of which pale beside polytheism in seriousness
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one who shirks
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To avoid; to escape; to neglect; implying unfaithfulness or fraud; as, to shirk duty
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To avoid, especially a duty, responsibility, etc.; to stay away from
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the unforgivable sin of idolatry
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Polytheism (n ) {for ~ is indeed the highest wrong-doing (Qur'an 31: 13)}
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avoid (one's assigned duties); "The derelict soldier shirked his duties"
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to avoid or neglect (as in work or duty)
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To live by shifts and fraud; to shark
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avoid dealing with; "She shirks her duties"
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To evade an obligation; to avoid the performance of duty, as by running away
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One who lives by shifts and tricks; one who avoids the performance of duty or labor
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    Türkische aussprache

    şırkîng

    Aussprache

    /ˈsʜərkəɴɢ/ /ˈʃɜrkɪŋ/

    Etymologie

    [ 'sh&rk ] (verb.) 1681. origin unknown.

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