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evade
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Childhood's End
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  • Meanwhile the car that had actually done the job continued elaborate evasive action towards the Canadian border.
  • Kardlien evaded the point in the annoying way he sometimes had.

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  • Evasive, yet stimulating.
  • He would evade awkward queries in a manner that was a pleasure to behold, and then, quite unexpectedly, would become positively confiding.

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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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