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elude
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The House of Mirth
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elude
Used in
The House of Mirth
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  • He knew that if she did not wish to be seen she would contrive to elude him; and it amused him to think of putting her skill to the test.  (not reviewed by editor)

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