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evades

verb
present tense third-person singular of evade

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to get or keep away from (as a responsibility) through cleverness or trickery
  • people who use every loophole in the law to evade paying taxes

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“Evades.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/evades. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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