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elude
used in War and Peace

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Definition
to avoid, or get away from, or remain out of reach
in various senses, including:
  • "She eluded the police."
  • "She eluded danger and finally arrived safely at home."
  • "Success has eluded me."
  • "She always messes up, but some how eludes taking responsibility."
  • The enemy's fleet, which subsequently did not let a single boat pass, allows his entire army to elude it.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (40% in)
elude = avoid (get away from)
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