Usage examples for evade

  1. But you can't evade me like that." – Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather
  2. However, I rarely ever eat and drink before the people, avoiding as much as I can shocking their prejudices; and if asked about fasting, usually evade the question, or say I fast or wait for my dinner till Said can eat his dinner also. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  3. I saw that at no stage of that proceeding had I been wiser than in shutting off his last chance to evade – The Deluge by David Graham Phillips
  4. Boyd asked, searching his companion's face with a look the man could not evade – The Silver Horde by Rex Beach
  5. What cowardice had been prompting her to evade it? – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. It was impossible to evade the issue. – Recollections and Impressions 1822-1890 by Octavius Brooks Frothingham
  7. Sometimes she seemed to welcome him eagerly when he called, at other times she tried to evade him. – Dorian by Nephi Anderson
  8. The arms came down and took Dilsey Quinn prisoner, and all laughed because she had been so quick to evade them. – In Wild Rose Time by Amanda M. Douglas
  9. All that he had seen during the last half- hour had convinced him, as surely as if he had been told it in words, that his beloved young mistress scorned her imperial suitor, and firmly intended to evade him- how, Argutis could not guess. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  10. But in so doing they set themselves a worse problem than they evade – The Gospel According to St. Mark by G. A. Chadwick
  11. Hence we may evade the philosophical duty of proving through reasons that they are justified ends. – Psychology and Social Sanity by Hugo Münsterberg
  12. The fact is, he continued, as he noted Oren's look of surprise, the man owes me quite a sum of money and is trying to evade payment. – Walter Sherwood's Probation by Horatio Alger
  13. " My dear father," said Odile, as if to evade any further discussion, " you will get better. – The Man-Wolf and Other Tales by Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian
  14. " Difficult to evade Cherry spelled, wiping the words away one by one. – Sisters by Kathleen Norris
  15. And now that he had cut the knot he was too just to blame Alison Parr for having pointed out- with what often had seemed a pitiless cruelty- something of which he had had a constantly growing perception yet had continually sought to evade – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  16. If the result is that we find the man himself to evade us, we can only admit that the same result occurs with Shakespeare. – Platform Monologues by T. G. Tucker
  17. However, with the " Terra Nova" registered as a yacht we were able to evade those Board of Trade officials who declared that she was not a well- found merchant ship within the meaning of the Act. – South with Scott by Edward R. G. R. Evans
  18. The issue is so grave that there have been attempts to evade it. – Jeremiah by George Adam Smith
  19. He was explaining the new theory of city government that did not attempt to evade but dealt frankly with the human needs of to- day, and sought to meet those needs in a positive way... – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  20. She shrank from that responsibility, but she could not evade it- could not command those devoted men to stop with the job half finished. – Joan of Arc of the North Woods by Holman Day