Definitions for evasiveɪˈveɪ sɪv
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deliberately vague or ambiguous
"his answers were brief, constrained and evasive"; "an evasive statement"
avoiding or escaping from difficulty or danger especially enemy fire
"pilots are taught to take evasive action"
Tending to avoid speaking openly or making revelations about oneself.
Directed towards avoidance or escape; evasive action.
tending to evade, or marked by evasion; elusive; shuffling; avoiding by artifice
Origin: [Cf. F. vasif. See Evade.]
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