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elude
used in Middlemarch

2 uses
  • He saw no way of eluding Featherstone's stupid demand without incurring consequences which he liked less even than the task of fulfilling it.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (98% in)
  • Mr. Casaubon had taken a cruelly effective means of hindering her: even with indignation against him in her heart, any act that seemed a triumphant eluding of his purpose revolted her.
    Book 5 — The Dead Hand (63% in)

There are no more uses of "elude" in Middlemarch.

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