Pronunciation: (i-lOO'siv), [key]
1. eluding clear perception or complete mental grasp; hard to express or define: an elusive concept.
2. cleverly or skillfully evasive: a fish too elusive to catch. Also,e•lu•so•ryPronunciation: (i-lOO'su-rē, -zu-). [key]
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