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Definitions of elusive:
  • adjective:   difficult to describe
    Example: "A haunting elusive odor"
  • adjective:   be difficult to detect or grasp by the mind
    Example: "That elusive thing the soul"
  • adjective:   skillful at eluding capture
    Example: "A cabal of conspirators, each more elusive than the archterrorist- David Kline"

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