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Used in
Gone with the Wind
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  • There was no evading his impudence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Frank was very evasive about the matter.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She tried to think the matter to some satisfactory conclusion but, as always, the conclusion evaded her uncomplex mind.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • How perverse of him to evade the issue so neatly, as if not caring whether children came had anything to do with their actual arrival.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • On the other stone were the names of Boyd and Tom with something in Latin which began "Dulce etó" but it meant nothing to Scarlett who had managed to evade Latin at the Fayetteville Academy.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • So she gracefully evaded, for the time being, a definite answer as to the duration of her visit and slipped easily into the life of the red-brick house at the quiet end of Peachtree Street.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When she drove by, behind a fine pair of bays, all the little boys along the street who could evade their mothers ran to peer at her and whisper excitedly: "That's her!  (not reviewed by editor)

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