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elusive

e·lu·sive

elusive

 
pronunciation:
ih lu sihv
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part of speech: adjective
definition: hard to find or catch.
For seven weeks, the sheriff searched the hills for the elusive outlaw.
derivations: elusively (adv.), elusiveness (n.)
Word Parts
The word elusive contains the following part:
lud, lus Latin root that means to play