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Definition of 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

We've forgotten how to remember, and just as importantly, we've forgotten how to pay attention. So, instead of using your smartphone to jot down crucial notes, or Googling an elusive fact, use every opportunity to practice your memory skills. Memory is a muscle, to be exercised and improved.
Joshua Foer

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

One's prime is elusive. You little girls, when you grow up, must be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life it may occur. You must then live it to the full.
Muriel Spark

If you can play guitar and sing, you can probably get a gig down the road playing at a restaurant, but don't throw your life away chasing something that is so elusive it will only lead you to regret and may turn you bitter.
Cliff Richard
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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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