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Evade

Evade
1. To escape; to slip away; sometimes with from. Evading from perils. Unarmed they might Have easily, as spirits evaded swift By quick contraction or remove. (Milton)
2. To attempt to escape; to practice artifice or sophistry, for the purpose of eluding. The ministers of god are not to evade and take refuge any of these . . . Ways. (South)
Synonym: to equivocate, shuffle. See prevaricate.


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