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Synonyms for elude

evade

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Synonyms for elude

to get away from (a pursuer)

to fail to be fixed by the mind, memory, or senses of

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Synonyms for elude

escape, either physically or mentally

avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

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BEIRUT: Army Intelligence cordoned off a hospital in east Lebanon Friday after a fugitive eluded soldiers and entered the building.
A Maguindanao mayor, who had been suspected of being a big-time drug lord, eluded arrest on Saturday but 15 relatives of his were not as fortunate during an antidrug operation in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat, which netted some P1.
We slipped back into the darkness of the docklands streets satisfied, both with the meal and the fact that, after all these years, I had finally managed to eat at a restaurant that has eluded me, and many others, for so long.
The particle which has eluded scientists for 50 years, has been named after the retired British physicist who proposed it, Professor Peter Higgs, as the Higgs boson.
The student had eluded police for the past two years but they finally caught up with him and have made him cough up 256,000 dirhams ($69,754) for "normal" traffic violations, the Khaleej Times reported.
Eluded One elderly man who was sexually assaulted suffered a heart attack.
Summary: Roger Federer will be aiming to clinch the one major title that has eluded him when he faces Robin Soderling in the French Open final.
PACOIMA - A driver who eluded police for about a half-hour and escaped several attempts to stop him was taken into custody Monday, authorities said.
Mosley served on the bloody Italian front, was once rescued from death by one of his men, and witnessed the devastation of war firsthand; but it was a war he knew had to be fought, and it kindled a sense of purpose in him that had eluded him during peacetime.
Ending with an obvious set up for the next installment, Jack has so far eluded the Syndics, but has also discovered that the Syndics may have originally started the war as a response to an encounter with nonhuman intelligences.
God's Outlaw is an enthralling true history of one man who eluded the forces of King Henry VIII who ordered his capture while translating the Bible into English.
Fabulous Flournoy celebrated collecting the one British Basketball League medal to have eluded him, but vowed his Newcastle Eagles side would not be resting on its laurels after a 83-69 victory over London Towers in the BBL Cup final.
Hall eluded his would-be captors until he reached the parking lot.
48, accused of robbing banks in Utah and Montana, might have eluded police had he not updated his profile on a gay chat room:
This generosity pays off, for in general the work shown is of higher quality, too: much will be familiar to readers of the AR, and quite a lot testifies to the international appeal of the blobby stuff done at the AA at the moment, but there is also evidence that young architects everywhere--I estimate the average age here at around 45--are finally developing a coherent new language for good ordinary buildings, the one goal that has too often eluded Modernism since the 1970s.