circumvent
verb.
surround so as to force to give up
The Turks besieged Vienna
verb.
beat through cleverness and wit
I beat the traffic|She outfoxed her competitors
verb.
avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
He dodged the issue|she skirted the problem|They tend to evade their responsibilities|he evaded the questions skillfully