Antonyms

1. elusive

adjective. ['ɪˈluːsɪv'] skillful at eluding capture.

Antonyms

  • ease

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Words that Rhyme with Elusive

  • nonexclusive
  • inconclusive
  • unobtrusive
  • exclusive
  • conclusive
  • reclusive
  • obtrusive
  • intrusive
  • inclusive
  • conducive
  • collusive
  • abusive
  • illusive
  • allusive

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Example sentences of the word elusive


1. Adjective
Microscopes can allow people to catch a glimpse of this elusive world.

Quotes containing the word elusive


1. The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.
- John Buchan

2. The elusive nature of love... it can be such a fleeting thing. You see it there and it's just fluttering and it's gone.
- Mick Jagger

3. Mary Lincoln provided Elizabeth Keckley with opportunities for social and economic advancement she probably had never imagined during her years as a slave, while Elizabeth offered Mary the loyal, steadfast friendship she craved but had always found so elusive.
- Jennifer Chiaverini

2. elusive

adjective. ['ɪˈluːsɪv'] difficult to describe.

Antonyms

  • manageable

3. elusive

adjective. ['ɪˈluːsɪv'] making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe.

Synonyms

  • problematical
  • tough
  • hard
  • problematic
  • baffling
  • knotty

Antonyms

  • effortless
  • undemanding
  • tractable
  • compliant

4. elusive

adjective. ['ɪˈluːsɪv'] difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze.

Synonyms

  • subtle

Antonyms

  • obedient
  • unquestionable
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