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elusive

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of elusive

  1. hard to find, capture, or isolate the giant squid is one of the ocean's most elusive inhabitants Synonyms of elusive evasive, fugitive, slippery Words Related to elusive cagey (also cagy), shifty; ephemeral, evanescent, fleeting, impermanent, momentary, passing, short-lived, temporary, transient, transitory; inaccessible, inconvenient, unapproachable, unattainable, unavailable, unobtainable, unreachable, untouchable Near Antonyms of elusive accessible, approachable, attainable, available, convenient, obtainable, reachable



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