evasion

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See also: évasion and evasión

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From Middle French évasion, from Late Latin evasionem (accusative of evasio).

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evasion (countable and uncountable, plural evasions)

  1. The act of eluding or avoiding, particularly the pressure of an argument, accusation, charge, or interrogation; artful means of eluding.
    • 2011, Christine Chism, Alliterative Revivals (page 99)
      In these hunting scenes, as many critics have noted, the reversals, negotiations, lurkings, and evasions between hunter and prey mirror and frame the bedroom strategies of the Lady and Gawain.

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