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evasive 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/iˈvāsiv/,
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Tending to avoid commitment or self-revelation, esp. by responding only indirectly,
  1. Tending to avoid commitment or self-revelation, esp. by responding only indirectly
    • - she was evasive about her phone number
  2. Directed toward avoidance or escape
    • - they decided to take evasive action

  1. deliberately vague or ambiguous; "his answers were brief, constrained and evasive"; "an evasive statement"
  2. avoiding or escaping from difficulty or danger especially enemy fire; "pilots are taught to take evasive action"
  3. (evasively) with evasion; in an evasive manner; "her husband seemed to know many of the people who were named, but he replied evasively when asked who they were"
  4. (evasiveness) equivocation: intentionally vague or ambiguous
  5. Tending to avoid speaking openly or making revelations about oneself; Directed towards avoidance or escape; evasive action
  6. (evasiveness) The quality of being evasive
  7. (evasiveness) (198): characterized by avoiding or shirking
  8. A term used to classify material, which is characterized as,
  9. adj (avoiding the topic, e.g. response) deflankiĝaPIV