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Synonyms for evasion

Synonyms for evasion

the act, an instance, or a means of avoiding

Synonyms for evasion

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

the deliberate act of failing to pay money

nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do

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

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So much of what was fantastically true to his own knowledge of this utterly careless Eugene, mingled with the answer, that Mortimer could not receive it as a mere evasion. Besides, it was given with an engaging air of openness, and of special exemption of the one friend he valued, from his reckless indifference.
A moment later he turned about and with a smile said: "I beg your pardon; I had no thought of evasion. I considered the dictionary man's unconscious testimony suggestive and worth something in the discussion.
He feebly availed himself of the commonplace trick of evasion which he had read of in novels, and seen in action on the stage.
When a prisoner of style escapes it's called an evasion. It's always called so when a king escapes, f'rinstance.
That was a feeble evasion, but Godfrey was not fond of lying, and, not being sufficiently aware that no sort of duplicity can long flourish without the help of vocal falsehoods, he was quite unprepared with invented motives.
The Egyptian Customs Authority revealed the total number of customs evasions filed from 1 November to 31 December 2017 reached 5,420, worth EGP 578m, according to a report received by Minister of Finance Amr El-Garhy.
Caparas is facing another four counts of tax evasions cases.
By identifying and working on the 50 largest potential premium-dollar rate evasions per day, they were able to generate an additional $1.2 million in premium per month.
Unfortunately, there is hardly a new historicist analytical tool for unmasking power's evasions that the evasions of Gallagher's own text is not vulnerable to.
Numerous situations are discussed to illustrate that some evasions are extremely difficult to discover while others are suprisingly easy to detect because the taxpayer either leaves behind damning evidence or engages in practices that have no legitimate explanation.
Seventy cases of customs evasions were caught by the taxes investigation directorate.
Galal said the ministry is interested in speeding up the mechanisation and automation of the work in the customs evasions' division and limit the necessity of human intervention.
Increasing GST evasion among businesses has become a matter of concern for the taxmen as they have detected tax evasion worth Rs 20,000 crore this fiscal.
in Figures Total tax evasion in Lebanon is estimated between $1.1 billion and $1.7 billion; however, many parameters crucial to identifying potential gaps in the administration of tax revenues remain "hidden," or buried in the country's informal economic activities.
Concisely, tax evasion involves the avoidance of lawfully assessed taxes owed to the general consolidated budget of Romania.