Synonyms for evasion

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ih-vey-zhuhn
Phonetic Transcription : ɪˈveɪ ʒən

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Définition of evasion

Origin :
  • 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).
  • noun escape, avoidance
Example sentences :
  • There is not a subterfuge or an evasion or a small mean deceit in her soul.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • Mrs. Barnes' answer was evasive and Georgie noticed the evasion.
  • Extract from : « Thankful's Inheritance » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • But your evasion gives me the answer that I lack—that and his lordship's face.
  • Extract from : « The Lion's Skin » by Rafael Sabatini
  • "No, not yet," said Kellett, while his cheek flushed at the evasion he was practising.
  • Extract from : « Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2) » by Charles James Lever
  • "Certainly, madam," said the man, who felt the question too direct for evasion.
  • Extract from : « The Daltons, Volume I (of II) » by Charles James Lever
  • And the poor lady is abashed at the transparence of her evasion.
  • Extract from : « Notes on Life and Letters » by Joseph Conrad
  • Mre scented his evasion, and she would never tolerate evasions.
  • Extract from : « In a Little Town » by Rupert Hughes
  • I was not going to let the Bishop off on this evasion, so I wrote to him myself.
  • Extract from : « Apologia Pro Vita Sua » by John Henry Cardinal Newman
  • Juno thought the evasion intentional and looked at her rather sharply.
  • Extract from : « Peggy Stewart at School » by Gabrielle E. Jackson
  • She knew nothing of evasion; as her heart, so her lips spoke.
  • Extract from : « Nicanor - Teller of Tales » by C. Bryson Taylor

Antonyms for evasion

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