elusive

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evading capture, comprehension or remembrance

elusive criminal arrested.

rarely seen
difficult to describe

A precise definition of diarrhea is elusive (Robbin's pathology, 8th ed).

{a} tending to elude, evasive
skillful at eluding capture; "a cabal of conspirators, each more elusive than the archterrorist"- David Kline difficult to describe; "a haunting elusive odor"
skillful at eluding capture; "a cabal of conspirators, each more elusive than the archterrorist"- David Kline
difficult to describe; "a haunting elusive odor"
Something or someone that is elusive is difficult to find, describe, remember, or achieve. In London late-night taxis are elusive and far from cheap. + elusiveness elu·sive·ness the elusiveness of her character
be difficult to detect or grasp by the mind; "his whole attitude had undergone a subtle change"; "a subtle difference"; "that elusive thing the soul"
be difficult to detect or grasp by the mind; "his whole attitude had undergone a subtle change"; "a subtle difference"; "that elusive thing the soul
{s} hard to grasp, difficult to understand; evasive, tending to escape
Tending to elude; using arts or deception to escape; adroitly escaping or evading; eluding the grasp; fallacious
elusive answer
evasive or deceptive response; hard to find answer or solution to a problem
elusively
evasively, deceptively, in an elusive manner
elusively
In an elusive manner
elusiveness
The state of being elusive
elusiveness
{i} evasiveness, quality of being elusive, tendency to escape
elusiveness
the quality of being difficult to grasp or pin down; "the author's elusiveness may at times be construed as evasiveness
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