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  1. slip, elusion, eludingnoun

    the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)

    Synonyms:
    slipperiness, chemise, gaucherie, cutting, pillowcase, skid, solecism, trip, pillow slip, case, shimmy, moorage, shift, slip, slickness, mooring, teddy, slip-up, faux pas, slip of paper, slick, strip, elusion, gaffe, parapraxis, miscue, sideslip, berth

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  1. Marianne Nyegaard:

    A Japanese research group first found genetic evidence of an unknown sunfish species in Australian waters 10 years ago, but the fish kept eluding the scientific community because we didn't know what it looked like, finding these fish and storing specimens for studies is a logistical nightmare due to their elusive nature and enormous size, so sunfish research is difficult at the best of times.

  2. Albert Camus:

    If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

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