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To evade or escape from someone or something, especially by using cunning or skill
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“The quarry twisted, turned and doubled back at speed in an attempt to elude its pursuer.”
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To fail to be understood by (someone)
“Of course, a full appreciation of this fact would elude me until adulthood.”
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To escape or avoid punishment for doing something
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To speak ambiguously, unclearly or doubtfully, especially with intent to deceive
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Ward off, circumvent
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