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evade vt

1 : to unlawfully fail to pay (taxes) through fraudulent or deceptive means compare avoid
2 : to avoid answering directly [trying to the question]

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.