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elude
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Middlemarch
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elude
Used in
Middlemarch
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  • He saw no way of eluding Featherstone's stupid demand without incurring consequences which he liked less even than the task of fulfilling it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mr. Casaubon had taken a cruelly effective means of hindering her: even with indignation against him in her heart, any act that seemed a triumphant eluding of his purpose revolted her.  (not reviewed by editor)

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