Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


But that night I dreamed out the success which had eluded my waking hours.

I have often since tried to recall it, but as yet it has eluded all my efforts.

But now the object of his pursuit vanished from his sight, and eluded his eager search.

In all the devices we have considered thus far the enemy is eluded.

She eluded the question and said, "You sent for me—what do you wish to say?"

As I raised it, I eluded the pinioning grip of the troopers.

The pair in the malthouse might have eluded all search but for the steward's pusillanimity.

"For years had he eluded the long arm of the pope's justice," she resumed.

Hawk had eluded every attempt to discuss his copy of the confession.

He liked to be sure of every one with whom he had to deal, and there were times when she eluded him.