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 for flunk
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flunk \Flunk\ (fl[u^][ng]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Flunked
     (fl[u^][ng]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Flunking.] [Cf. Funk.]
     To fail, as on a lesson; to back out, as from an undertaking,
     through fear.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flunk \Flunk\, v. t.
     1. To fail in; to fail to pass (a test, examination, or
        course of study). [Colloq. U.S.]
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
  
     2. To shirk, as a task or duty.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flunk \Flunk\, n.
     A failure or backing out; specifically (College cant), a
     total failure in a recitation. [U.S.]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  flunk
      n 1: failure to reach a minimum required performance; "his
           failing the course led to his disqualification"; "he got
           two flunks on his report" [syn: failing, flunk] [ant:
           pass, passing, qualifying]
      v 1: fail to get a passing grade; "She studied hard but failed
           nevertheless"; "Did I fail the test?" [syn: fail,
           flunk, bomb, flush it] [ant: make it, pass]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  23 Moby Thesaurus words for "flunk":
     be found wanting, be unsuccessful, bollix, botch, bungle, bust,
     come to grief, fail, fail of success, fiasco, flunk out, foozle,
     go bankrupt, hash, labor in vain, lose, mess, muddle, not come off,
     not pass, not work, wash out, washout
  
  

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