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The law caught up with him; he was unwisely evasive about exactly which drugs he sold.
He did not however say that Putin lied, but rather that the Russian president's response was "suspiciously narrow" and evasive.
I've never seen London Mayor Boris Johnson look so awkward, evasive, and non-credible as in this BBC interview.
Newton escaped the world through nuttiness, Darwin through elaborate evasive courtesies and by farming out the politics to Huxley.
The rhetoric was mostly as empty of substance and evasive on details as a Paul Ryan budget.Obama Must Fight One More Campaign: To Keep Senate & Win House in 2014|Robert Shrum|February 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
With his evasive singularity was mingled a certain exotic odour like the distant perfume of a country well loved of the sun.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
The weaknesses of Fieldas revealed in his two independent comedieswere of a nature more evasive, less capable of definition.The Fatal Dowry|Philip Massinger
This time the monk was caught; but, in accordance with the habit of his brethren, his answer was as it was meant to be, evasive.The Border Rifles|Gustave Aimard
Nevertheless, mystified as he was, he concealed the details of their trip under an evasive answer when he returned to his room.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
To our questions they returned evasive answers or were silent, and finally asked by what authority we had overhauled them.