1. nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do (Freq. 1)

his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible


that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive

Syn: ↑evasion, ↑escape
Derivationally related forms: ↑dodge, ↑escape (for: ↑escape), ↑evade (for: ↑evasion)
Hypernyms: ↑negligence, ↑carelessness, ↑neglect, ↑nonperformance
2. a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
Syn: ↑dodge, ↑scheme
Derivationally related forms: ↑dodge (for: ↑dodge)
Hypernyms: ↑falsehood, ↑falsity, ↑untruth
3. deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening
Syn: ↑avoidance, ↑turning away, ↑shunning
Derivationally related forms: ↑dodge, ↑shun (for: ↑shunning), ↑avoid (for: ↑avoidance)
Hypernyms: ↑rejection
Hyponyms: ↑aversion, ↑averting, ↑escape, ↑near thing

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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