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    elusive - Dictionary definition and meaning for word elusive

    (adj) difficult to describe
    Example Sentence
    • a haunting elusive odor
    (adj) skillful at eluding capture
    Example Sentence
    • a cabal of conspirators, each more elusive than the archterrorist
    (adj) difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze
    Synonyms : subtle
    Example Sentence
    • his whole attitude had undergone a subtle change
    • a subtle difference
    • that elusive thing the soul
    (adj) making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe
    Example Sentence
    • a baffling problem
    • I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast
    • a problematic situation at home
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illusive things are always difficult to understand

elusive is like exclusive,,, and exclusive content is hard to get!

Lusi(lucy)-lets assume lucy as a gal.lets assume lucy is always not frank.since she is lucy(loosy), she is hard to understand as her talks(speech) is loosy, it is hard to grasp.

eLUSive sounds like it has the word "loose" in it. When you have a loose description of something, then it is hard to understand

Away from being Lucid(Comprehensible), So it is hard to grasp

imagine u had a problem in gre quant...so u sent an email to ur coach....he Emailed u the solution which was very LOOSELY described and hence...HARD TO GRASP AND BAFFLING...!!!......;)


ill(EL)+achieve(usive)= ill is difficult to achieve.

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