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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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We then ratified our engagement with an affectionate wedding of palms, and to elude suspicion repaired each to his hammock, to spend the last night on board the Dolly.
Instructions and commands were shouted to and fro, with the result that those before her spread roughly into a great half circle to intercept her, and when she turned to the right, hoping to elude the net, she saw others coming from fields beyond, and to the left the same was true.
At first Tara of Helium had hoped that she might dodge him, for she could not but guess that she was not only more fleet but infinitely more agile than these strange creatures; but soon there came to her the realization that in the time consumed in an attempt to elude his grasp his nearer fellows would be upon her and escape then impossible, so she chose instead to charge straight for him, and when he guessed her decision he stood, half crouching and with outstretched arms, awaiting her.
Lesser Included Offenses FLEEING TO ELUDE A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER--316.1935[begin strike-through] (1)[end-strike-through](3)(a) CATEGORY ONE CATEGORY TWO FLA.
This also helps him elude the manipulative approach that can often be sensed in work produced under the umbrella of "social participation." Raila makes us associate with his subjects rather than with a contingent of invisible and fully knowledgeable onlookers.
A Cottage Grove man with felony warrants and driving a stolen pickup was arrested Saturday evening by Oregon State Police after attempting to elude troopers along Highway 26 in Grant County, police said.
(Defendant), knowing [he][she] had been ordered to stop by a law enforcement officer, [willfully refused or failed to stop [his][her] vehicle in compliance with the order to stop] [and after having stopped in knowing compliance with the order to stop, willfully fled in an attempt to elude the law enforcement officer.]
Fleeing the hotel with their Chinese interpreter, they embark on a harrowing journey as they attempt to elude a massive manhunt led by a ruthless police colonel.
Such a society continues to elude America because Americans--black and white--profit from racial contention, he writes.
on a felony escape charge as well as on nine other charges stemming from his January arrest after stealing a vehicle and endangering other motorists while trying to elude police.
In an attempt to elude them, Starks had climbed into the attic crawl space above the apartments.
Composed of multiple perspectives within a single frame, they elude stability and confound the viewer's habit of locating him- or herself a relation to what's shown.
These pirates elude capture and disappear into the Atlantic Ocean.
That trooper attempted to stop the motorcyclists, but they increased their speed in an attempt to elude him, police said.