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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 eva·sive /ɪˈvesɪv, zɪv/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 e·va·sive a.  Tending to evade, or marked by evasion; elusive; shuffling; avoiding by artifice.
 Thus he, though conscious of the ethereal guest,
 Answered evasive of the sly request.   --Pope.
    Stammered out a few evasive phrases.   --Macaulay.
 -- E*va*sive*ly , adv. -- E*va*sive*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: deliberately vague or ambiguous; "his answers were brief,
             constrained and evasive"; "an evasive statement"
      2: avoiding or escaping from difficulty or danger especially
         enemy fire; "pilots are taught to take evasive action"
      3: skillful at eluding capture; "a cabal of conspirators, each
         more elusive than the archterrorist"- David Kline [syn: elusive]