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evade
used in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

5 uses
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Definition
physically avoid or get away from; or: said of something that is hard to obtain
  • When a prisoner of style escapes it's called an evasion.
    Chapter 39 (74% in)
evasion = physically getting away

(editor's note:  The suffix "-sion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in admission from admit, discussion from discuss, and invasion from invade.)
  • ...and we'll all evade together.
    Chapter 39 (74% in)
  • evade = get away
  • Don't stop now; don't fool around here, and the evasion booming along so handsome; man the sweeps, and set her loose!
    Chapter Xl (82% in)
  • evasion = physically getting away

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-sion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in admission from admit, discussion from discuss, and invasion from invade.)
  • The first time I catched Tom private I asked him what was his idea, time of the evasion?
    CHAPTER The Last (3% in)
  • evasion = physically getting away

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-sion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in admission from admit, discussion from discuss, and invasion from invade.)
  • —what it was he'd planned to do if the evasion worked all right...
    CHAPTER The Last (5% in)
evasion = physically getting away

(editor's note:  The suffix "-sion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in admission from admit, discussion from discuss, and invasion from invade.)
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