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


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

      n : intentionally vague or ambiguous [syn: equivocation, prevarication]