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Definitions of elude:
  • verb:   escape, either physically or mentally
    Example: "The thief eluded the police"
  • verb:   be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by
    Example: "What you are seeing in him eludes me"
  • verb:   avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

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