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elusive
used in Anne Of Green Gables

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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)
  • A bridge spanned it midway and from there to its lower end, where an amber-hued belt of sand-hills shut it in from the dark blue gulf beyond, the water was a glory of many shifting hues—the most spiritual shadings of crocus and rose and ethereal green, with other elusive tintings for which no name has ever been found.
    Chapter 2 — Matthew Cuthbert is surprised (77% in)

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