Synonyms to duck the issue

abstain, abnegate, abstain from, avoid, constrain, cop out, curb, decline, dispense with, do without, eschew, evade, evade the issue, forbear, forgo, hold, hold aloof from, hold back, hold off, keep, keep back, keep from, keep in hand, let alone, let go by, never touch, not touch, not use, pass up, refrain, refrain from, refuse, reject, reserve, save, shun, sit it out, spare, spurn, stand aloof from, stand neuter, straddle, trim, waive, withhold, abatement of differences, abstention, accommodate, accommodation, adjust, adjustment, alibi, anythingarianism, arrangement, bargain, cash in, check out, compose, composition, compound, compromise, concession, conk, cop a plea, croak, deal, desertion of principle, die, drop, duck responsibility, escape without penalty, evade responsibility, evasion, evasion of responsibility, excuse, fence-sitting, forsake the world, get away with, get by, get off, get off cheap, give and take, give way, give-and-take, giving way, go, go at liberty, go fifty-fifty, go free, go into retirement, go scot free