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Meaning of ELUSION

Pronunciation:  i'loozhun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)
 

ELUSION is a 7 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: eluding, slip
 
 See Also: evasion

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E*lu"sion\, n. [LL. elusio, fr. L. eludere, elusum. See
{Elude}.]
Act of eluding; adroit escape, as by artifice; a mockery; a
cheat; trickery.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: avoidance, avoiding reaction, buck-passing, circumvention, defense mechanism, dodge, duck, elusiveness, equivocation, escape, eschewal, evasion, evasive action, evasiveness, foiling, forbearance, forestalling, forestallment, frustration, getting around, getting round, jink, neutrality, nonintervention, noninvolvement, outguessing, outmaneuvering, outwitting, passing the buck, prevention, refraining, runaround, shunning, shunting off, shy, sidestep, sidetracking, slip, the runaround, the slip, thwarting, zigzag
 

 

 

 

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