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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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Leave behind
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To frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
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To defy or frustrate
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To express one's opinions in terms which admit of different senses, with intent to deceive
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To escape punishment for doing something or avoid doing some work
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Ward off, circumvent
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