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If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish to be happier that other people, and this is always difficult, for we believe others to be happier than they are.Charles De Montesquieu
See also évadé
- Rhymes: -eɪd
Third person singular
- To get away from by artifice; to avoid by dexterity, subterfuge, address, or ingenuity; to elude; to escape from cleverly; as, to evade a blow, a pursuer, a punishment; to evade the force of an argument.
- The heathen had a method, more truly their own, of evading the Christian miracles. — Trench.
- To escape; to slip away; — sometimes with from.
- Evading from perils. — Bacon.
- Unarmed they might / Have easily, as spirits evaded swift / By quick contraction or remove. — Milton.
- To attempt to escape; to practice artifice or sophistry, for the purpose of eluding.
- The ministers of God are not to evade and take refuge any of these ... ways. — South.
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