- An elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade.
- usage: "his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track"
- A quick evasive movement.
- A statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery.
- Make a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid.
- usage: "The child dodged the teacher's blow"
- Move to and fro or from place to place usually in an irregular course.
- usage: "the pickpocket dodged through the crowd"
- Avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues. )
- usage: "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
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