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elude
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  • He spoke like one who was trying to keep hold of an idea that eluded him.
  • ’Yet every now and then one would come straight towards me, setting loose a quivering horror that made me quick to elude him.

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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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