dodge
noun.
an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade
his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track
noun.
a quick evasive movement
noun.
a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
Synonym: dodging, scheme
verb.
make a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid
The child dodged the teacher's blow
verb.
move to and fro or from place to place usually in an irregular course
the pickpocket dodged through the crowd
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