evaluate, v. 1. appraise, Obs. apprise, assess, as
say, valuate; price, set a price on, fix the price of.
2. gauge, rate, rank, weigh, balance, approximate; test, test-drive, measure, Archaic, mete, judge, size, Inf. size up, survey; ascertain, determine, figure out; estimate, compute, count, account, calculate, figure, reckon.
evanesce, v. vanish, disappear, vanish or disappear into thin air, leave no trace, be lost to view; evaporate, melt, dissolve; fade away, peter out, dissipate, disintegrate.
evanescence, n. fading away, vanishing, Poetic. evanishment, disappearance, occultation; evaporation, dissipation, disintegration, dissolving, melting; ephemerality, ephemeralness, fugacity, transcience, transientness, volatility, impermanence,
evanescent, adj. fading, passing away, vanishing, disappearing; momentary, brief, fleeting, ephemeral, short-lived, fugacious, fugitive, transient, transitory, volatile, temporary, impermanent, mortal, perishable; on the way out, obsolescent,
evangelical, adj. 1. scriptural, biblical, evangelic; textual, textuary, evangelistic, according to or based on the Gospels or New Testament; orthodox, canonical; divine, inspired. -n. 2. (often cap.) textualist, fundamentalist, Bib-licist; Pentecostal, charismatic, born-again Christian, witness for Christ or the Lord; Derog. Jesus freak,
evangelist, n. 1. preacher, missionary, missioner, minister of the Gospel, proselytizer, propagandist, cat-echist, evangel; revivalist, reformer, saver of souls or sinners, preacher of repentance, faith healer.
2. crusader, campaigner, advocate, champion, promoter, defender, apologist,
evangelistic, adj. 1. proselytistic, propagandist^, preaching, witnessing, testifying, missionary, hortatory, hortative.
2. zealous, ardent, devoted, impassioned, enthusiastic, fervid, fanatical, fiery, rabid,
evangelize, v. (usu. in reference to Christianity) proselytize, convert, christen, baptize; preach, indoctrinate, catechize, instruct, inculcate; spread the faith or the Word or the Gospel; witness, bear witness, testify, speak in tongues,
evaporate, v. 1. vaporize, volatilize; exhale, mist,
steam, fume, reek.
2. dehydrate, dry, dry up or out, desiccate, exsiccate, sun-dry, parch, sear; remove the moisture from, drain, draw off water from, wring out.
3. disappear, vanish, leave no trace, dematerialize, vanish from sight, vanish into thin air, be lost to sight; dissipate, disperse, dispel; fade, evanesce, fade away, melt away, dissolve.
evaporation, n. 1. vaporization, vaporescence, volatilization; exhalation, misting, steaming, boiling away, fuming, reeking.
2. dehydration, drying up or out, desiccation, exsiccation, parching, searing; draining, wringing.
3. disappearance, vanishment, dematerialization; dissipation, dispersion, dispelling; fading, evanescence, fading away, melting away, dissolution.
evasion, n. 1. avoidance, dodge, dodging,.elusion, slip; shake, go-by, bypass, escape; flight, retreat; shunning, shirking, Sl. goldbricking, malingering; ignoring, neglect, omission.
2. prevarication, quibble, quibbling, equivocation; roundabout, shuffling, hedging, shift, skirting, beating around the bush, hemming and hawing; qualification, cop-out; tergiversation, vacillation, shilly-shally, ambivalence; ambiguity, amphiboly, doublespeak, double talk, palter, weasel words; sophistry, deception, deceit, chicanery.