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evasive

e`va´sive   Pronunciation: ė`vā´sĭv
a.1.Tending to evade, or marked by evasion; elusive; shuffling; avoiding by artifice.
Stammered out a few evasive phrases.
- Macaulay.
Adj.1.evasive - deliberately vague or ambiguous; "his answers were brief, constrained and evasive"; "an evasive statement"
2.evasive - avoiding or escaping from difficulty or danger especially enemy fire; "pilots are taught to take evasive action"
3.evasive - skillful at eluding capture; "a cabal of conspirators, each more elusive than the archterrorist"- David Kline
Synonyms: elusive
ambiguous, amoral, bickering, cagey, captious, casuistic, caviling, choplogic, close, closemouthed, conscienceless, corrupt, corrupted, criminal, crooked, cunning, dark, deceitful, devious, discreet, dishonest, dishonorable, dissembling, doubtful, dubious, elusive, elusory, equivocal, equivocating, equivocatory, felonious, fishy, fraudulent, hairsplitting, hedging, ill-got, ill-gotten, immoral, indirect, insidious, intangible, logic-chopping, malingering, misleading, nit-picking, not kosher, oblique, paltering, petty, picayune, prevaricating, pussyfooting, questionable, quibbling, rotten, secret, secretive, shady, shameless, shifty, shirking, shuffling, sinister, sliding, slippery, sly, sophistical, suspicious, tergiversant, tergiversating, trichoschistic, tricky, trifling, trivial, unclear, uncommunicative, unconscienced, unconscientious, unconscionable, underhand, underhanded, unethical, unprincipled, unsavory, unscrupulous, unstraightforward, vague, weasel-worded, without remorse, without shame
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