AskDefine | Define elusion

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elusion n : the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning) [syn: slip, eluding]

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  1. The act, or abstract properties, of eluding

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

avoidance, avoiding reaction, buck-passing, circumvention, defense mechanism, dodge, duck, elusiveness, equivocation, escape, eschewal, evasion, evasive action, evasiveness, foiling, forbearance, forestalling, forestallment, frustration, getting around, getting round, jink, neutrality, nonintervention, noninvolvement, outguessing, outmaneuvering, outwitting, passing the buck, prevention, refraining, runaround, shunning, shunting off, shy, sidestep, sidetracking, slip, the runaround, the slip, thwarting, zigzag
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