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elude
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Gulliver`s Travels
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elude
Used in
Gulliver`s Travels
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  • Yet thus much I may be allowed to say in my own vindication, that I artfully eluded many of his questions, and gave to every point a more favourable turn, by many degrees, than the strictness of truth would allow.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • vice, are the proper ingredients for qualifying a legislator; that laws are best explained, interpreted, and applied, by those whose interest and abilities lie in perverting, confounding, and eluding them.  (not reviewed by editor)

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