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evade
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Mansfield Park
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  • Sir Thomas gave up the point, foiled by her evasions, disarmed by her flattery; and was obliged to rest satisfied with the conviction that where the present pleasure of those she loved was at stake, her kindness did sometimes overpower her judgment.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: evade the enemy
as in: evade the question
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