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- n. The state of being elusive
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being elusive; tendency to elude.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of being difficult to grasp or pin down
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Part of its elusiveness is because there are no direct jets from Miami, New York, Denver or L.A. This discourages some travelers and tones down the ritz and glitz characteristic of most Mexican beach resorts.
Now, the New York Jets rookie running back is showing the same kind of elusiveness in the NFL.
He appears to think that these propositions have a property we may call "elusiveness," where p is elusive for me if and only if p's falsity would not change my experiences.
He plays like a big running back yet has a significant amount of "elusiveness" to his credit, or at least he did in college.
Through all the talk of Machida's "elusiveness" and speed, it was Rua that was able to find holes and avoid damage.
Possessing electrifying elusiveness, startling stutter-steps and spectacular stop-and-start movements, their success was magnetically magical and mesmerizing all at once.
Every pundit, every op-ed writer, every Matt Damon has duly taken note of the essential elusiveness that is Barack Obama.
Beyond takes a genre that has been popular through the decades from Frantic to Taken to the next level by adding in the surreal elusiveness of a multi-dimensional mind bender.
More than any other factor that has clouded our optimism over the years, It was the dark elusiveness of our nemesis of nemeses that has fed a deep feeling of cynicism in our culture.
Not, say, the meaning of life or the elusiveness of world peace?
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