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evade
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • "Well, it doesn’t seem QUITE true to me that I am fascinating," she replied evasively.
  • "I thought my mistress would have married you," said Gabriel, not knowing enough of the full depths of Boldwood’s love to keep silence on the farmer’s account, and determined not to evade discipline by doing so on his own.

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  • "Now, that’s evasion!

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as in: evade the enemy Define
physically avoid or get away from; or: said of something that is hard to obtain
as in: evade the question Define
to avoid or try to avoid either a responsibility or telling the whole truth
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