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meanings of shirk


  1. To procure by petty fraud and trickery; to obtain by mean solicitation.
  2. To evade an obligation; to avoid the performance of duty, as by running away.
  3. To avoid, especially a duty, responsibility, etc.; to stay away from.


  1. The unforgivable sin of idolatry.
  2. One who shirks, who avoids a duty or responsibility.


  1. A surname​.

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