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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Question_dodging

Question dodging is the intentional avoidance of answering a question. This may occur when the person questioned either does not know the answer and wants ...

english.stackexchange.com/questions/24852/is-there-a-word-for-answering-a-question-with-a-question

May 11, 2011 ... This method of answering questions with questions, in order to let the ... Such a question can be called a counter-question, but I do not believe ...

english.stackexchange.com/questions/250348/a-verb-meaning-answering-question-in-a-way-that-doesnt-answer-it

"to avoid giving a direct answer to a question in order to hide the truth" ... The lack of an answer. ... is called the Fallacy of Relative Privation.

english.stackexchange.com/questions/301814/what-do-you-call-a-question-when-the-answer-is-in-said-question

Jan 23, 2016 ... In other words, for Toulmin, the question “why should I be moral,” just ... To answer this question, we can only ask a rhetorical question, “What ...

english.stackexchange.com/questions/215722/what-do-you-call-a-response-which-does-not-address-the-question

Dec 18, 2014 ... To dodge a question is a useful expression: .... In the legal world, such an answer would be called non-responsive and is a well-known type of ...

ell.stackexchange.com/questions/47056/what-is-someone-who-answers-a-question-called

An answerer answers a question. A defendant (or their lawyer) tries to defend themselves against a criminal charge in court. A respondent (or ...

english.stackexchange.com/questions/286215/what-is-a-word-for-purposely-trying-to-avoid-answering-a-question

Nov 10, 2015 ... I thought you were looking for a verb. If you're still looking for a verb: Prevaricate, evade, dodge.

www.quora.com/Why-do-certain-people-answer-a-question-with-a-question-instead-of-just-giving-you-a-straight-answer

When you ask something, the response will make you clear whether the other person is interested in answering or not. If the other person is your close friend...

changingminds.org/techniques/questioning/dodging_question.htm

Not answering | Turning the tables | Answering another question | Lying ... In what has euphemistically been called 'being economical with the truth', you can be ...