evade

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He tried to evade immediate payment, but on this point his creditor was peremptory.

Manlike, having raised the issue, K. would have given much to evade it.

"You are trying to evade me, Mr. Hewson," she said, with a severity he found charming.

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

In his nobler moods he feels that this is but to evade the difficulty.

I, who whip round corners and bluster, relapse and evade, then rally and pursue!

Daniel replied with repose and managed to parry or evade all inquiries.

Could he be an emissary from some one whom the old forger had reason to evade?

The embassador had the prudence to attempt to evade the inquiry.

He never tried to turn away, nor did he make the slightest effort to evade me.

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