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evasion

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1 evasion

A statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth.

synoniem: equivocation.

Roget 927: dereliction of duty; fault etc. (guilt) 947; sin etc. (vice) 945; non-observance, non-performance; neglect, relaxation, infraction, ... meer laten zien

Roget 773: nonobservance etc. 772; evasion, inobservance, failure, omission, neglect, laches [Law], laxity, informality.    infringement, infraction; violation, ... meer laten zien

Roget 544: falsehood, falseness; falsity, falsification; deception etc. 545; untruth etc. 546; guile; lying etc. ... meer laten zien

Roget 528: concealment; hiding etc. v.; occultation, mystification.    seal of secrecy; screen etc. 530; disguise etc. 530; ... meer laten zien

Roget 477: intuition, instinct, association, hunch, gut feeling; presentiment, premonition; rule of thumb; superstition; astrology; faith (supposition) 514.    sophistry, ... meer laten zien

Roget 702: cunning, craft; cunningness, craftiness etc. adj.; subtlety, artificiality; maneuvering etc. v.; temporization; circumvention.    chicane, ... meer laten zien

Roget 546: untruth, falsehood, lie, story, thing that is not, fib, bounce, crammer, taradiddle, whopper; jhuth.    forgery, fabrication, invention; ... meer laten zien



2 evasion

The deliberate act of failing to pay money:
— His evasion of all his creditors.

synoniem: nonpayment.

3 evasion

Nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do:
— His evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible.

synoniemen: dodging, escape.

Roget 623: abstention, abstinence; for bearance; refraining etc. v.; inaction etc. 681; neutrality.    avoidance, evasion, elusion; seclusion ... meer laten zien

Roget 671: escape, scape; avolation, elopement, flight; evasion etc. (avoidance) 623; retreat; narrow escape, hairbreadth escape; close call; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: ontduiking

4 evasion

The act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver.

Nederlands: evasie, ontsnapping, ontwijking, uitvlucht, voorwendsel


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: abstention, airtight secrecy, anythingarianism, artifice, avoidance, avoiding reaction, bickering, boggling, break, breakout, buck-passing, captiousness, caviling, chicane, chicanery, circumvention, close secrecy, closeness, concealment, cop-out ... meer laten zien.

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