- evarts, william maxwell,
- evatt, herbert vere,
- eve's pudding
Origin of evasion
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
Word Origin for evasion
early 15c., from Middle French évasion and directly from Late Latin evasionem (nominative evasio) "a going out," from past participle stem of Latin evadere "to escape" (see evade).