Pronunciation: (i-lOOd'), [key]
—v.t., e•lud•ed, e•lud•ing.
1. to avoid or escape by speed, cleverness, trickery, etc.; evade: to elude capture.
2. to escape the understanding, perception, or appreciation of: The answer eludes me.
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