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evasion

noun ambages, artful dodge, artifice, camouflage, chicane, chicanery, circumvention, concealment, covering up, craftiness, cunningness, deceit, deceitfulness, deception, device, distortion, dodge, elusiveness, equivocation, escape by cleverness, escape by trickery, fabrication, flight, guile, knavery, maneuver, masquerade, obfuscation, partial truth, perversion of the truth, prevarication, ruse, secrecy, secretiveness, secretness, sham, slyness, sophistical excuse, stealth, stealthiness, subtlety, tergiversatio, tergiversation, trick, underrand dealing
Associated concepts: evasion of taxation, evasive contempt, evasive pleading
See also: abstention, artifice, avoidance, color, concealment, dereliction, duplicity, falsehood, flight, loophole, nonpayment, nonperformance, pettifoggery, pretext, privacy, ruse, salvo, sophistry, story, stratagem, subterfuge

EVASION. A subtle device to set aside the truth, or escape the punishment of the law; as if a man should tempt another to strike him first, in order that he might have an opportunity of returning the blow with impunity. He is nevertheless punishable, because he becomes himself the aggressor in such a case. Wishard, 1 H. P. C. 81 Hawk. P. C. c. 31, Sec. 24, 25; Bac. Ab. Fraud, A.
     2. An escape from custody.

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