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elude
Used In
To Kill a Mockingbird
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as in: your point eludes me Define
to escape understanding (not understood)
  • A curious contest, the nature of which eluded me, was developing between my father and the sheriff.
    p.365.9

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  • What you are seeing in him eludes me.
  • The point of his story eludes me.

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as in: he eluded the police Define
to avoid, or get away from, or remain out of reach -- as in:
  • "She eluded the police."
  • She eluded danger and finally arrived safely at home.
  • Success has eluded me so far.
  • She always messes up, but some how eludes taking responsibility

as in: your point eludes me Define
to escape understanding (not understood)
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