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Definitions of evasion:
  • noun:   the act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver
  • noun:   nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do
    Example: "His evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible"
  • noun:   the deliberate act of failing to pay money
    Example: "His evasion of all his creditors"
  • noun:   a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth

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