Associations to the word «Evasion»


EVASION, noun. The act of eluding or avoiding, particularly the pressure of an argument, accusation, charge, or interrogation; artful means of eluding.

Dictionary definition

EVASION, noun. A statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth.
EVASION, noun. The deliberate act of failing to pay money; "his evasion of all his creditors"; "he was indicted for nonpayment".
EVASION, noun. Nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do; "his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible"; "that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive".
EVASION, noun. The act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver.

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