Thesaurus / evade

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The old man's amusing attempts to evade their vigilance are frustrated, whereupon he calls for assistance.

It is of no use for us to think to evade this law; neither is it a law wholly of retribution.

He frequently pursues and attacks hunters; and no animal, whose swiftness or art is not superior to his own, can evade him.

Some parents have not courage to face the case themselves, and evade the painful thought from day to day.

Household EducationHarriet Martineau

The coyote doubled to evade the snapping jaws of the foremost dog, and as he turned another struck him.

The Yellow HordeHal G. Evarts

The most rigid "pay-on-entering" system was adopted, and the man who could evade it must be very shrewd.

Mr. Ames contended that it would be the particular interest of one set of men to evade the payment of the duties.

In a recent story, The Substitute, the spirit is said to evade her friend like a mist.

“Do not attempt to evade the subject,” was the haughty reprimand.

We left three days after the destroyers and that schooner certainly could not beat the destroyers to the islands or evade them.

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