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evasive

[ih-vey-siv]
adjective
1.
tending or seeking to evade; characterized by evasion: an evasive answer.
2.
elusive or evanescent.

Origin:
1715–25; evas(ion) + -ive

evasively, adverb
evasiveness, noun
nonevasive, adjective
nonevasively, adverb
nonevasiveness, noun
unevasive, adjective
unevasively, adverb
unevasiveness, noun
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evasive (ɪˈveɪsɪv)
 
adj
1.  tending or seeking to evade; avoiding the issue; not straightforward
2.  avoiding or seeking to avoid trouble or difficulties: to take evasive action
3.  hard to catch or obtain; elusive
 
e'vasively
 
adv
 
e'vasiveness
 
n

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evasive
1734, in reference to actions, utterances; from Fr. évasif, from L. evas-, pp. stem of evadere (see evasion). Related: Evasively; evasiveness
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