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The Age of Innocence
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evade
Used in
The Age of Innocence
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  • She was frank, poor darling, because she had nothing to conceal, assured because she knew of nothing to be on her guard against; and with no better preparation than this, she was to be plunged overnight into what people evasively called "the facts of life."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But, since he could hardly put it in that way to Winsett, he answered evasively: "Look at the career of the honest man in American politics!  (not reviewed by editor)

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