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- 1. evasion, equivocation, misrepresentation, deceit, deception
- usage: a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth
- 2. evasion, nonpayment, commerce, commercialism, mercantilism
- usage: the deliberate act of failing to pay money; "his evasion of all his creditors"; "he was indicted for nonpayment"
- 3. evasion, escape, dodging, negligence, carelessness, neglect, nonperformance
- usage: nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do; "his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible"; "that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive"
- 4. evasion, escape, flight
- usage: the act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver
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