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  • n. Plural form of elusion.

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Examples

  • "And as to Matthew, drawing con elusions you're very fond of jumping to your own, aren't you?"

    Unexpected Complications

  • By the people, too, repeated statutes were made, for obviating all elusions, which by whatever frequent expedients repressed, were yet through wonderful devices still springing up afresh.

    The Reign of Tiberius, Out of the First Six Annals of Tacitus; With His Account of Germany, and Life of Agricola

  • There were no elusions and inferences about Philip Norris when he wanted to be direct.

    Brand Blotters

  • While in command of the Providence, twelve four-pounders, his successful elusions of the 'Cerberus', which hounded him, and his escape from the 'Solebay', are too famous to be dwelt upon here.

    Richard Carvel — Complete

  • The time had come for delicate reserves, the time when the child of yesterday, with the first faint notes of a new and wonderful song stealing into her heart, must fence her new modesty around with many sweet elusions and barriers, fairy creations to be swept aside later on in one glad moment -- by the one chosen person.

    The Master Mummer

  • But innocent Picotee was as wily as a religionist in sly elusions of the letter whilst infringing the spirit of

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • She seemed to be placed, as it were, under their protection; and, when from these pleasing elusions her mental eye turned to serious reality, it presented assurances still more satisfactory; the assurance that she was under the immediate care of the best and greatest of Beings.

    Caroline; or, the Diversities of Fortune

  • This being got off hand (which will be in a few days) the chicaneries and vexations of the Farmers on the article of tobacco, and their elusions of the order of Bernis, call for the next attention.

    The Writings of Thomas Jefferson Library Edition - Vol. 6 (of 20)

  • This being got off hand (which will be in a few days), the chicaneries and vexations of the Farmers on the article of tobacco, and their elusions of the order of Bernis, call for the next attention.

    Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 2

  • This being got off hand (which will be in a few days) the chicaneries and vexations of the farmers on the article of tobacco, and their elusions of the order of Bernis, call for the next attention.

    Letters

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