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  • v. Present participle of elude.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)

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Examples

  • With the title eluding Bengal for more than a decade, the sponsor has announced a fully paid holiday abroad for the players as an incentive for winning the title.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Cole did say something about this title eluding him.

    PWTorch.com

  • It even ended on a good note, with the championship cup once again eluding the grasp of the objectionable Mr. Al Davis.

    01/01/2003 - 02/01/2003

  • And so it was that when, later, as a tramp, I succeeded in eluding some predatory constable,

    Some Adventures With the Police

  • And so it was, when later, as a tramp, I succeeded in eluding some predatory constable, I could not but feel sorry for the little boys and girls at home in that constable's house; it seemed to me in a way that I was defrauding those little boys and girls of some of the good things of life.

    Bulls

  • And so it was, when later, as a tramp, I succeeded in eluding some predatory constable,

    Bulls

  • No truant, escaped from school, could receive more pleasure in eluding a severe master, than did Mrs. Robinson, when, the vigilance of her physician relaxing, she could once more resume her books and her pen.

    Memoirs of Mary Robinson

  • They must have a meaning, but to me the feeling was that of searching for some important word eluding the conscious mind.

    Dread Companion

  • Schouten, according to some, Lemaire, according to others, had formed the idea of eluding this interdict by seeking

    Celebrated Travels and Travellers Part I. The Exploration of the World

  • That gave him the idea of eluding his two creditors by flight.

    The Young Musician ; Or, Fighting His Way

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