Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (v) hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep (avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)) "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
- S: (v) elude, evade, bilk (escape, either physically or mentally) "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"
- S: (v) evade (practice evasion) "This man always hesitates and evades"
- S: (v) evade (use cunning or deceit to escape or avoid) "The con man always evades"