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elusiveness

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  • n  the quality of being difficult to grasp or pin down
    the author's elusiveness may at times be construed as evasiveness

  • Lennon loved language, the sounds and rhymes and elastic elusiveness of words, and, like a dandy with a lace handkerchief, he liked to keep a pun up his sleeve.
  • Sitting in front of walls lined with maps and flat video screens, Rumsfeld marveled at the elusiveness of the quarry.
  • The Zohar's elusiveness dates to its appearance in the Spanish region of Castile around 1280.
Quotes

  • Napoleon Kaufman in San Jose Mercury News
    I, obviously, appreciate his speed and his elusiveness, his versatility,Kaufman said. "He seems to be an athlete that not only is going to contribute in the running game but also in the passing game. So, there's great potential with this...
  • Carl Froch in BoxingNews24.com
    Froch says "I always just work on what I do best, which is my fitness, speed and elusiveness. I acknowledge and recognize Mikkel Kessler is a tough fighter, very experienced and he means business."
  • Stump Mitchell in USA Today
    Mo has some elusiveness,Mitchell said. "Shaun has a little more creativity - sometimes good, sometimes bad. You have to take the bitter with the sweet."

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