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    evade - Dictionary definition and meaning for word evade

    Definition
    (verb) avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
    Synonyms : circumvent , dodge , duck , elude , fudge , hedge , parry , put off , sidestep , skirt
    Example Sentence
    • He dodged the issue
    • she skirted the problem
    • They tend to evade their responsibilities
    • he evaded the questions skillfully
    Definition
    (verb) escape, either physically or mentally
    Synonyms : bilk , elude
    Example Sentence
    • The thief eluded the police
    • This difficult idea seems to evade her
    • The event evades explanation
    Definition
    (verb) practice evasion
    Example Sentence
    • This man always hesitates and evades
    Definition
    (verb) use cunning or deceit to escape or avoid
    Example Sentence
    • The con man always evades
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