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elusive
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David Copperfield
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  • It was very hard, but I turned back, though with a heavy heart, and began laboriously and methodically to plod over the same tedious ground at a snail’s pace; stopping to examine minutely every speck in the way, on all sides, and making the most desperate efforts to know these elusive characters by sight wherever I met them.

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  • A permanent solution has proven elusive, but we expect to have one by the end of the month.
  • an elusive memory

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