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elude
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The House of Mirth
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unspecified meaning
  • 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.

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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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