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evade
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

3 uses
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Definition
to avoid or try to avoid either a responsibility or telling the whole truth
  • Children are children, but they can spot an evasion quicker than adults,
    p. 116.2
evasion = avoidance of telling the whole truth

(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.)
  • Jem's evasion told me our game was a secret, so I kept quiet.
    p. 53.7
  • evasion = avoidance of telling the whole truth

    (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 evasion simply muddles 'em.
    p. 116.2
evasion = avoidance of telling the whole truth

(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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