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evade
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
to avoid or try to avoid either a responsibility or telling the whole truth
  • A little overwhelmed, I began the generalized evasions which that question deserves.
    p. 65.1
evasions = instances of avoiding telling the whole truth

(editor's note:  The suffix "-sions", converts a verb into a plural noun that denotes results of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in discussions from discuss, explosions from explode, and revisions from revise.)
There are no more uses of "evade" in The Great Gatsby.

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