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elusive
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
difficult to get a hold of

(mentally such as a memory or description; or externally such as an achievement or physical capture)
  • Atticus paused, watching me locate an elusive redbug on my leg.
    p. 177.8
elusive = difficult to get a hold of
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