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evasive

i vay siv

  • s  deliberately vague or ambiguous
    his answers were brief, constrained and evasive
    an evasive statement
  • s  avoiding or escaping from difficulty or danger especially enemy fire
    pilots are taught to take evasive action

  • Levin, 71 and first elected in 1978, says he considers congressional hearings a critical part of his job, spending as much as 20 hours prepping for each one so an evasive witness .
  • McAlhany says he tried to see what was happening just in case he needed to take evasive action.
  • The woman was pretty evasive on the phone.
Quotes

  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in New York Daily News
    Part of the reason we were in the C-17 is because part of it is armored,Clinton said. "I was moved up into the cockpit. Everyone else was told to sit on their bullet proof vests. We came in in an evasive maneuver. Those of you who have...
  • Bart Stupak in The Associated Press
    Rep. Bart Stupak, D-Mich., said the CEO's "evasive and obstructive" responses during Thursday's congressional testimony further damaged BP's reputation.
  • Sheriff Joe Arpaio in SI.com
    He had to slam on his brakes and take evasive action,Arpaio said of the officer. "Luckily, the deputy was alert."

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