Definition of elude:
miss, finesse, foil, shake, flurry, break for, cook, break away, make a break (for something), get by, owned, frustrate, thwart, hightail it, backfire, founder, fly the coop, get around, get out, block, turn off, misrepresent, environ, confuse, put over, throw off, weasel, shake off, hedge, lose, manipulate, scarper, outsmart, forget, collapse, languish, wangle, burke, baffle, put off, shuffle, scotch, lose sight of, dishearten, flop, besiege, slip, hold over, circumvent, erase, dip, turn tail, take to the woods, postpone, dodge, duck, outwit, fake, surround, hedge in, deflect, ring, scape, defer, bomb, prorogue, douse, bunk, run, fizzle, fail, outfox, repress, flee, seek, obliterate, blank out, skirt, bilk, hem in, blot out, make off with, disconcert, scat, break loose, cross, overreach, fudge, head for the hills, eschew, beleaguer, study at escape, evade, shelve, falsify, slip your mind/memory, crash, lam, escape, parry, run away, spoil, put something behind you, bolt, beat, set back, get off, remit, border, table, sidestep.
- "The Scottish Chiefs", Jane Porter.
- "Danger at the Drawbridge", Mildred A. Wirt.
- "Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877", James Kennedy.