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Definition 1: soft creamy candy - [noun denoting food]

(fudge is a kind of ...) a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts

(... is a kind of fudge ) fudge made with chocolate or cocoa

(... is a kind of fudge ) white creamy fudge made with egg whites

(... is a kind of fudge ) fudge made with brown sugar and butter and milk and nuts

Definition 2: avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues) - [verb of communication]

Samples where fudge or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He dodged the issue
  • she skirted the problem
  • They tend to evade their responsibilities
  • he evaded the questions skillfully

Synonyms for fudge in the sense of this definition

(fudge is a kind of ...) stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something

"Her former friends now avoid her"

(... is a kind of fudge ) dodge, avoid answering, or take for granted

"beg the question" "beg the point in the discussion"

(... is a kind of fudge ) evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections

Samples where fudge or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Fudge the figures
  • cook the books
  • falsify the data

Synonyms for fudge in the sense of this definition

(fudge is a kind of ...) engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud

"Who's chiseling on the side?"

(... is a kind of fudge ) manipulate by or as if by moving around components

"juggle an account so as to hide a deficit"

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