E*lu"sive (?), a.

Tending to elude; using arts or deception to escape; adroitly escaping or evading; eluding the grasp; fallacious.

Elusive of the bridal day, she gives Fond hopes to all, and all with hopes deceives. Pope.

-- E*lu"sive*ly, adv. -- E*lu"sive*ness, n.

 

© Webster 1913.

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