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  Definition of evade
  1. avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
  2. use cleverness or deceit to escape or avoid; "The con mane always evades"
  3. escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"
  4. practice evasion; "This man always hesitates and evades"
Similar Words: hedge, fudge, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep, bilk

 

Hyponyms: quibble

 

Derivational Morphology: dodge, dodging, scheme, dodger, fox, slyboots, avoidance, turning away, shunning, evasion, escape, circumvention, hedge, hedging, hedger, equivocator, slip, elusion, eluding

 

 
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