Definition of elusive:
tough, commemorative, hard, evanescent, fugitive, conscious, pernicious, impalpable, trying, demanding, tangled, complicated, snarled, knotty, ruffianly, be an effort, temporary, critical, knobbed, arduous, toughened, tortuous, faint, intractable, sly, knotted, problematic, problematical, intangible, rugged, testing, subtle, involved, debatable, dimly, gnarled, baffling, tricky, blurred, gnarly, punishing, obscure, dim, unidentifiable, foggy, evasive, slippery, convoluted, thorny, equivocal, taxing, challenging, imponderable, sturdy, insidious, etched, bad, intolerable, awkward, catchy, slippery, difficult, snarly, fleeting, impossible, artful.
- "Ways of Nature", John Burroughs.
- "The Keeper of the Door", Ethel M. Dell.
- "The Road to Understanding", Eleanor H. Porter.