Origin of evasion
Related formse·va·sion·al, adjectivenon·e·va·sion, nounpre·e·va·sion, nounre·e·va·sion, noun
Examples from the Web for evasion
Like any good suspense novelist, Shields is a master of evasion and sleight-of-hand.
In the roster of genius, evasion of worldly responsibility seems practically a fixed theme.
The reference—and the evasion—spoke volumes about his condescending attitude toward women.Robert Shrum: Obama Had Everything On the Line and Delivered, While Romney Sputtered|Robert Shrum|October 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Those, like Corder, who claim to have spoken to an operator, said they have been met with evasion.
Why all this double talk and evasion about a hugely enjoyable foray into genre fiction?
She was very unscrupulous in her diplomacy, and did not stick at a lie when an evasion would no longer serve.A History of England|Charles Oman
He meant, doubtless, by this evasion, that he was too weak and exhausted to think of such affairs.Alexander the Great|Jacob Abbott
He seemed indeed to regard the success of the attempt which would be made for their evasion as secured.Jack Archer|G. A. Henty
But bonne maman was not at all satisfied with this evasion and saw that the prayer was taught to me.A Childhood in Brittany Eighty Years Ago|Anne Douglas Sedgwick
Napoleon's exploit was in fact nothing more than the evasion of an open blockade which had no naval defence beyond it.Some Principles of Maritime Strategy|Julian Stafford Corbett