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Definition of Elusive

Elusive

  1. Tending to elude; using arts or deception to escape; adroitly escaping or evading; eluding the grasp; fallacious.

Elusive Quotations

The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.
John Buchan

Many of the qualities that come so effortlessly to dogs - loyalty, devotion, selflessness, unflagging optimism, unqualified love - can be elusive to humans.
John Grogan

We secretly believe that if only we achieve some elusive goal - fitting into a pair of skinny jeans, or redoing our kitchen or getting that promotion - that it will make us happy. But the pain of our insecurity is hidden in all that racing around.
Dani Shapiro

Why do alcoholics begin down the same hazardous road day after day? They are in search of that elusive window of well-being that opens when you drink your way out of a hangover and aren't yet drunk all over again. The alcoholic's day consists of trying to keep that window open.
Roger Ebert

The elusive nature of love... it can be such a fleeting thing. You see it there and it's just fluttering and it's gone.
Mick Jagger
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Elusive Translations

elusive in French is fallacieux
elusive in German is unglaublich
elusive in Italian is ingannevole
elusive in Norwegian is unnvikende
elusive in Spanish is ilusorio, huidizo
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