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Overview of adj elusive
1. elusive -- (difficult to describe; "a haunting elusive odor")

2. elusive -- (skillful at eluding capture; "a cabal of conspirators, each more elusive than the archterrorist"- David Kline)

3. elusive, subtle -- (difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze; "his whole attitude had undergone a subtle change"; "a subtle difference"; "that elusive thing the soul")

4. baffling, elusive, knotty, problematic, problematical, tough -- (making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe; "a baffling problem"; "I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast"; "a problematic situation at home")

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