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.
-- E*lu"sive*ly, adv. -- E*lu"sive*ness, n.
© Webster 1913.