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  • v. To decline to participate; particularly, to decline to dance.
  • v. To not participate.
  • v. To lean out to the windward side of a sailboat in order to counterbalance the effects of the wind on the sails.
  • v. To escape a hold while face-down by swinging one's legs around into the sitting position.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. endure to the end
  • v. not participate in (an activity, such as a dance or a sports event)

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