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evade
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

6 uses
  • "I have learnt things in my troubles," she said evasively.
    6 — The Convert (11% in)
  • The general attention being drawn to her, including that of the dairyman's pupil, Tess flushed, and remarking evasively that it was only a fancy, resumed her breakfast.
    3 — The Rally (39% in)
  • Angel, in fact, rightly or wrongly (to adopt the safe phrase of evasive controversialists), preferred sermons in stones to sermons in churches and chapels on fine summer days.
    3 — The Rally (82% in)
  • The fitful evasiveness of her manner when the subject was under discussion countenanced the idea.
    4 — The Consequence (39% in)
  • They thought that this was evasiveness only.
    4 — The Consequence (62% in)
  • In her evasiveness she paused again, and the younger children had by this time crept to the door, where, pulling at his mother's skirts, the youngest murmured— "Is this the gentleman who is going to marry Tess?"
    7 — Fulfilment (25% in)

There are no more uses of "evade" in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

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