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The act or an instance of eluding or escaping; evasion.
[Medieval Latin ēlūsiō, ēlūsiōn-, mockery, contempt, from Latin ēlūsus, past participle of ēlūdere, to escape, mock; see elude.]
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the act of eluding; escape or evasion.
[1540–50; < Late Latin ēlūsiō deception < Latin ēlūd(ere) (see elude)]
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|Noun||1.||elusion - the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)|
evasion - the act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver
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