hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep(verb)
avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
"He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
put over, circumvent, set back, dip, turn off, confuse, sidestep, cook, douse, overreach, beat, surround, dishearten, hold over, hem in, environ, defer, outfox, deflect, parry, dodge, remit, fake, duck, border, flurry, prorogue, block, outsmart, hedge, manipulate, put off, falsify, table, misrepresent, postpone, hedge in, shelve, beleaguer, elude, disconcert, ring, wangle, escape, fudge, outwit, besiege, bilk, skirt
elude, evade, bilk(verb)
escape, either physically or mentally
"The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"
"This man always hesitates and evades"
use cunning or deceit to escape or avoid
"The con man always evades"
To get away from by artifice; to avoid by dexterity, subterfuge, address, or ingenuity; to elude; to escape from cleverly; as, to evade a blow, a pursuer, a punishment; to evade the force of an argument.
The heathen had a method, more truly their own, of evading the Christian miracles. — Richard Chenevix Trench.
To escape; to slip away; — sometimes with from.
To attempt to escape; to practice artifice or sophistry, for the purpose of eluding.
The ministers of God are not to evade and take refuge any of these ... ways. — Robert South.
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For us artists there waits the joyous compromise through art with all that wounded or defeated us in daily life; in this way, not to evade destiny, as the ordinary people try to do, but to fulfil it in its true potential --the imagination.
Fidelity to the public requires that the laws be as plain and explicit as possible, that the less knowing may understand, and not be ensnared by them, while the artful evade their force.
He maintains his innocence and will put the state to its proof at trial, he did not intentionally evade any taxes.
The courts have made clear that the government cannot rush executions in order to evade judicial review of the legality and constitutionality of its new execution procedure.
There is no way for local officials to evade punishment by using weather conditions as an excuse, similarly, the economic situation cannot be used as an excuse.
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