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Evasive vs Temporising - What's the difference?

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As an adjective evasive

is tending to avoid speaking openly or making revelations about oneself.

As a verb temporising is

present participle of lang=en.

evasive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Tending to avoid speaking openly or making revelations about oneself.
  • Directed towards avoidance or escape; evasive action .
  • Synonyms

    * elusive, slippery, shifty, cagey, elusory, sly, noncommital * unclear, vague, equivocal, ambiguous * tricky, deceitful, devious

    Derived terms

    * (l) * (l)

    temporising

    English

    Verb

    (head)