nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do;
"his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible"
"that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive"
a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening
- The thief evaded the police by dodging into the alley.
- Divers search for eggs on the sea floor dodging schools of fish, then turning in eggs for prizes.