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evade
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • "Look you there now!" said Bob, evasively.
  • Tom thanked Mrs. Glegg, but evaded any promise to meditate nightly on her virtues; and Mrs. Glegg effected a diversion for him by asking about Mr. Deane’s intentions concerning steam.

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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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