elusion

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noun elu·sion \ē-ˈlü-zhən\

Definition of elusion

  1. :  an act of eluding

Examples of elusion in a sentence

  1. <his artful elusion of the worst work assignments>

Origin and Etymology of elusion

Medieval Latin elusion-, elusio, from Late Latin, deception, from Latin eludere


First Known Use: 1617


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