Synonyms & Antonyms : Evasion





Evasion



( Noun )


His answers to my questions were all
evasion.

Synonyms:

Quibble

Subterfuge

Prevarication

Excuse

Pretext

Contextual Examples:

I only have a few minor
quibbles about your essay. Basically it’s very good.

Why didn’t they tell us immediately instead of resorting to this
subterfuge?

The robber used the ringing of the door bell as a
pretext to the hold up robbery.

Ignorance of the law is no
excuse.



Antonyms:

Refutation

Reply

Rejoinder

Response

Defence

Answer

Contextual Examples:

The minister’s prompt
refutation of the allegations made by a Member of Parliament saved the situation.

I am awaiting a
reply to my letter from the authorities.

The opposition leader sent a
rejoinder to the party in power on the issue of opposition involvement in the spy episode.




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