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elude
used in
Pride and Prejudice
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elude
Used in
Pride and Prejudice
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  • They attacked him in various waysówith barefaced questions, ingenious suppositions, and distant surmises; but he eluded the skill of them all, and they were at last obliged to accept the second-hand intelligence of their neighbour, Lady Lucas.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: your point eludes me
as in: he eluded the police
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