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eluding

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the act or a means of getting or keeping away from something undesirable
  • the criminal's eluding of the police finally came to an end when he was caught trying to leave the country

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eluding

verb
present participle of elude

Synonyms & Antonyms of eluding (Entry 2 of 2)

to get or keep away from (as a responsibility) through cleverness or trickery
  • the millionaire had been eluding his fair share of taxes for years before getting caught

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“Eluding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/eluding. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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