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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Tending to avoid or evade grasp or pursuit.

Usage examples (41)
  • Adjective : an elusive concept. ,a fish too elusive to catch
  • As I moved position, the perspective changed elusively.
  • Whole grains were also elusively expensive in supermarkets.
  • Leonard asked what sort of thing, and Griselda said elusively: for more
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