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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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The Last Thylacine brings thrill-seeking readers a sufficient read, as Matthew eludes and conquers the many dangerous encounters throughout this enthralling story.
However, the purpose and order she finds inside the hospital's walls eludes her in her personal life.
She parachutes into France, eludes the SS in Spain, and assassinates a high-ranking Nazi officer by posing as a shipwreck victim.
Ordinary galaxies seem to be made of about 10 percent ordinary matter--the kind that forms stars that shine--and 90 percent dark matter, an invisible substance whose nature still eludes astronomers.
Some theorists have suggested the missing galaxies elude observation because they're rife with dark matter yet all but devoid of ordinary star-forming matter.
UCLA's Tyler Ebell (2) eludes Arizona's Carlos Williams (92) and Darrell Brooks (6) on his way to a first-quarter touchdown.
Like traditional barns, espigueiros combine nobility and practicality--and they have a timeless quality that eludes contemporary builders.
Nevertheless, the necessary tone of cosmic--and comic--desperation eludes the author, by the fifth party I was ready to go home and watch Jay Leno.
Simultaneously terse and prolix, they are replete with provocative juxtapositions the ultimate significance of which eludes one's grasp.
That Jimi, a black man, was viewed an iconoclastic rock god by established white music legends and white fans during his career hut seemed to escape similar deification by black audiences (even in death) is a perplexing modern irony that almost eludes any sensible explanation.
Eventually, he eludes that notorious low-flying cropduster and, in the film's classic climax, rescues Eva Marie Saint on Mount Rushmore.
PHOTO A man driving erratically eludes police and federal agents in hot in pursuit during a wild chase through Valley streets Monday.
2) UCLA's Cade McNown, who passed for a career-high 395 yards, eludes ASU's Derek Smith.
In the case of this novel, Evita not only manages to elude the machinations of the military officers who longed to dispose of her corpse, but also eludes the imagination of Martinez.
On the verge of trial Wednesday for his third attempt to elude police in a car chase, 36-year-old Richard William Molnar pleaded guilty in Lane County Circuit Court.