If something that you want eludes you, you do not succeed in achieving it: (Cambridge Dictionary)
To avoid or escape by speed, cleverness, trickery, etc.; evade: (Dictionary.com)
To escape the understanding, perception, or appreciation of: (Dictionary.com)
Escape from or avoid (a danger, enemy, or pursuer), typically in a skilful or cunning way. (Oxford Dictionaries)
To avoid adroitly : Evade.
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