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Present participle for to get away from something, especially with cunning or skill
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“Testing experts seem certain that athletes who cheat often evade detection.”
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Present participle for to avoid giving a direct answer to (a question)
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“Whenever one asks them anything on politics, they skilfully evade the question by affirming that they are priests and not politicians.”
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Present participle for delay
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Present participle for to quibble over trivial matters
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Present participle for hesitate or be unwilling to accept an idea or undertaking
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Present participle for to retreat from something frightening or dangerous
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Present participle for to try to conceal or disguise (something unfavourable) by treating it briefly or representing it misleadingly
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Present participle for to feign illness, injury, or incapacitation in order to avoid work or obligation
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Present participle for to escape punishment for doing something or avoid doing some work
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Present participle for to slyly attempt to avoid blame or censure when dealing with (a situation or problem)
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Present participle for to disregard the rules and refuse to conform
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Present participle for spend one's time in an aimless, idle way
Adjective
Ostensibly employed, but wasting time
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Difficult for the mind to grasp
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Adjective
Quick to disappear
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Noun
The action of evading something
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