1 He had never before been convicted of a lie, and all the resources of evasion failed him.
2 This struck her as a clumsy evasion, and the thought gave a flash of keenness to her answer.
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3 When a prisoner of style escapes it's called an evasion.
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4 Any one might have seen in her haggard face that there was no suppression or evasion so far.
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5 A little overwhelmed, I began the generalized evasions which that question deserves.
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6 "I have had so much to do inside the house," the detective said evasively.
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7 'It wasn't anything particular, dear,' said the lady evasively.
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8 "Now tell me of the Tuileries, and the Louvre," she continued evasively.
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9 You see, I had some of my own," said Thomasin evasively, "and I have not wanted any of his until lately.
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10 Miss Bart had received one or two notes from Judy Trenor, reproaching her for not returning to Bellomont; but she replied evasively, alleging the obligation to remain with her aunt.
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11 'I'll come sometime, but Mrs. Harling don't like to have me run much,' she said evasively.
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12 I wouldn't go into that," said Wemmick, evasively, "it might clash with official responsibilities.
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13 Frank was very evasive about the matter.
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14 She got it into her head that Victor was in love with Mrs. Pontellier, and he gave her evasive answers, framed so as to confirm her belief.
15 No, no," said Mr. Cunningham in an evasive tone, "it's just a little.