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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Trying to avoid. Also: not direct or straightforward.

Usage examples (37)
  • You don't tell deliberate lies, but sometimes you have to be evasive.
  • His answers were brief, constrained and evasive
  • Pilots are taught to take evasive action
  • Taking a comment out of context and calling it "evasive" is quote-mining. for more
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