One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘‘I didn't go and provoke this,’ he answers, somewhat evasively.’
- ‘He evasively referred her to the posts of her mother's house.’
- ‘His eyes wander evasively, he plays with his cigar and glances round a supposed movie studio that is nothing more than a shoddy mock-up.’
- ‘As I watched the Prime Minister evasively face a television audience days before the General Election, I became completely convinced that this was a man who had become a stranger from the truth.’
- ‘Plus I woke up at 5am again, and since sleep skittered evasively through the window and out into the gloomy morning, I surrendered to the inevitable, and sprang out of bed.’
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