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synonyms for evading

  • avoid
  • bypass
  • circumvent
  • conceal
  • deceive
  • dodge
  • elude
  • escape
  • fend off
  • flee
  • get around
  • hide
  • sidestep
  • baffle
  • balk
  • cavil
  • confuse
  • decline
  • double
  • duck
  • equivocate
  • eschew
  • fence
  • fly
  • fudge
  • hedge
  • lie
  • parry
  • pretend
  • prevaricate
  • pussyfoot
  • shift
  • shirk
  • shuck
  • shuffle
  • shun
  • shy
  • tergiversate
  • trick
  • waffle
  • beat around bush
  • beg the question
  • cop out
  • give the runaround
  • keep distance
  • lay low
  • lead on a merry chase
  • pass up
  • put off
  • slip out
  • sneak away
  • steer clear of
  • weasel
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antonyms for evading

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  • confront
  • disclose
  • divulge
  • encounter
  • expose
  • face
  • lay bare
  • let out
  • meet
  • open
  • reveal
  • show
  • stay
  • tell
  • uncover
  • accept
  • aid
  • clear up
  • enlighten
  • explain
  • help
  • order
  • organize
  • release
  • remain
  • tell truth
  • take on
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How to use evading in a sentence

It was a nightmare, constantly evading the most passionate wishes and endeavours, and constantly gaining ground.
RUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
All of these are oath-sounds rather than oaths, and somewhat oath-evading, after the fashion of "goldarn it," in America.
CYRANO DE BERGERACEDMOND ROSTAND
She was plainly flurried by the meeting, and looking about trying to find if there were not, even yet, a way of evading it.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
Evading any further question, Peter hastily traversed the vault, elevating the light so as to reveal the contents of each cell.
ROOKWOODWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
They are evading the choice under cover of the Allies and waxing fat meanwhile.
RAEMAEKERS' CARTOONSLOUIS RAEMAEKERS
Its impossible not to understand her at once, Potugin replied quickly, as though evading the last question.
SMOKETURGENEV IVAN SERGEEVICH
"I'm ready to do it now, uncle," responded Mary, evading a reply to his question by the prompt proffer of her services.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL. II, NO. 3, FEBRUARY 1889VARIOUS
The new kind of adaptation was in sight, however, which was to have the double advantage of evading the law and elevating the art.
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
It is like tossing a feather; or trying to drive a swarm of flies; dodging and evading every impulse applied.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XV., NO. 388, JUNE 9, 1883VARIOUS
"That's an argument in favor of cremation, at any rate," replied Dear Jones, evading the direct question.
TALES OF FANTASY AND FACTBRANDER MATTHEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO EVADING

  • artifice
  • circumvention
  • cop-out
  • cunning
  • ditch
  • dodge
  • dodging
  • elusion
  • equivocation
  • eschewal
  • evading
  • evasiveness
  • excuse
  • fancy footwork
  • fugiviteness
  • fugivity
  • jive
  • lie
  • obliqueness
  • pretext
  • prevarication
  • quibble
  • routine
  • run-around
  • ruse
  • shift
  • shuffling
  • shunning
  • slip
  • sophism
  • sophistry
  • stall
  • stonewall
  • subterfuge
  • trick
  • trickery
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