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  • n. Plural form of evasion.


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  • Still, the impulse behind many of Ambrose's evasions is understandable.

    The Real War

  • DeSoto, your evasions are a demonstration of that.

    TEXAS FAITH: Time to tax religious groups? | RELIGION Blog |

  • One never saw her on the roads or the paths, no more than crossing fields; as for hoping on the complicity of the peasants to support her evasions, that is intolerable to the superstitious character of the Breton.

    Sorcery in Brittany

  • It was well known to the initiated also, that successful "evasions" from the French penal settlements were hushed up with nervous caution whenever possible and that the news of even an attempted escape was seldom printed in

    The Castle Of The Shadows

  • Panic Attack, U.S.A. is a series of heartbreaking evasions, alternating with a series of equally heartbreaking effusions; its central figure is by turns distraught, wry, coy, angry, self-defeating, and self-effacing.

    Seth Abramson: December 2011 Contemporary Poetry Reviews

  • "Like any well intentioned persons of society, government is equally interested in unearthing the black money, bringing the money to the country, if possible, as and when possible, and at the same time to take steps to plug the loopholes through which these evasions have taken place," he said.

    Indian Government Tracking Illegal Money Stashed Overseas

  • And try as you might to define this "people" they speak of and you invariably discover only countless individual creatures who identify themselves by their own hungers and fears and wisdoms and evasions, with perhaps their own driver's licenses to someday pilot their own such vehicles, insignificant on a single retread or colossal too with a thousand beating wings.

    Nancy Chuda: To Invent Fire

  • This is because there are three times as many of such tax evasions today, as there were in 1986.

    Reagan's Economics in Context, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • I'm braced for the inevitable, nauseous wave of evasions ahead.

    Paula Gordon: Only a Pawn in Their Game

  • A posture of bold fiscal conservatism simply isn't compatible with timid evasions on Medicare reform.

    The Tea Party's Achilles' Heel


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