Definition of Elusion

1. Noun. The act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning).

Exact synonyms: Eluding, Slip
Generic synonyms: Evasion
Derivative terms: Elude, Elude, Slip



Definition of Elusion

1. n. Act of eluding; adroit escape, as by artifice; a mockery; a cheat; trickery.

Definition of Elusion

1. Noun. The act, or abstract properties, of eluding. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Elusion

1. the act of eluding [n -S]

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Literary usage of Elusion

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"elusion ns to who was probably the aggressor, and what demeanor each party bad reason to expect from the other when they met and the fatal difficulty ..."

2. A Greek Grammar for Schools and Colleges by Herbert Weir Smyth (1916)
"elusion may have different tenses. Unreal conditions may be either particular or generalizing. 1398. The imperfect refers to present time or to a continued ..."

3. Aristotle by George Grote (1872)
"elusion. In the eristic or sophistic debate the puzzle of the respondent is, in what language to enunciate his propositions so as to keep clear of the ..."

4. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1915)
"is from a decree awarding John \V. Paxson, I the decree follows necessarily from the con- Jr., one of said grandchildren who has at- ยก elusion reached, ..."

5. The Works of William Robertson ...: To which is Prefixed, an Account of His by William Robertson, Dugald Stewart (1817)
"... elusion I pray you persuade Her Majesty, that she let ' j speeches nor any other thing pawed and objected to r^v prejudice, move Her Majesty to aker her ..."

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