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avoiding (part of speech: verb)
escaping (part of speech: verb)
- How would I write and see emblazoned upon paper, doomed, perhaps, frail as it is, to outlive me, thoughts that even yet are so intangible, that, like the butterflies that I used to run after when a child, they are constantly eluding my grasp, and as constantly brightening all the atmosphere around me. - "Mabel's Mistake", Ann S. Stephens.
- Before going into that city, they divided into smaller squads, and all but two succeeded in eluding guards, sentinels, and patrols, and passing into the town. - "Stories Of Georgia 1896", Joel Chandler Harris.
- There was no eluding their vigilance. - "The Captive in Patagonia", Benjamin Franklin Bourne.