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characterized by or exhibiting evasion

deliberately ambiguous or vague

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deliberately vague or ambiguous

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avoiding or escaping from difficulty or danger especially enemy fire

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At first he returned an evasive answer, but on being pressed, he acknowledged, with great apparent reluctance, that Miss Halcombe was by no means so well as he had hitherto represented her to be.
I returned an evasive answer, and left him the picture of ghastly despair.
a very decided negative, now either parried the inquiry with the evasive reply,
To this inquiry the girl returned the not uncommon, but rather evasive reply of 'I don't know; where do you come from?
Why, in a general way, sir,' Mr Wegg was beginning slowly and knowingly, with his head stuck on one side, as evasive people do begin, when the other cut him short:
Porlock, Watson, is a nom-de-plume, a mere identification mark; but behind it lies a shifty and evasive personality.
The identities of the alternative signaling pathways and functional interconnections that underlie evasive resistance remain widely unknown.
Everyone in the dressing room thought he was taking evasive action.
One can only imagine the horror that must have been present for the other driver when confronted with your vehicle travelling in the opposite direction on the same carriageway as her when you continued to speed without taking evasive action.
There is a clear difference between diving and taking evasive action to avoid somebody kicking you.
MOHAMED Gulamali Morani, the younger brother of Cineyug Films director and 2G scam accused Karim Morani, was on Friday pulled up by a Delhi court for giving evasive replies while deposing as a prosecution witness.
Summary: New Delhi: Railway Minister PK Bansal was on Saturday evasive to a question whether he .
The Security Threat of Evasive Malware" details how malware authors are exploiting the limited visibility of sandboxes
The head of the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards, Andrew Tyrie, has said that the former chairman of HBOS, Dennis Stevenson, was evasive in his replies to the commission.
The evidence we took from large corporations was unconvincing and, in some cases, evasive.