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"That's three to one, Emma, and the majority rules," evaded Grace.

He would have taken her in his arms again, but she evaded the caress.

I was questioned, of course, but evaded any very close answers.

He inquired whether I was really an American; but I evaded any direct answer.

The Mississippian evaded the blow and flashed in with his left.

Again his eyes drooped, evaded hers, and rested on the floor.

I had evaded it long enough, I would turn and face it squarely now.

But Gaspare evaded the answer, and substituted something that was almost a rebuke.

But he had evaded them so long that he thought he might continue to do so.

He evaded the friendly hand and screeched in a high-pitched voice.

WORD ORIGIN

1510s, "escape," from Middle French evader, from Latin evadere "to escape, get away," from ex- "away" (see ex-) + vadere "to go, walk" (see vamoose). Related: Evaded; evading. Special sense of "escape by trickery" is from 1530s.

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