[ US /ɪˈɫudɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /ɪlˈuːdɪŋ/ ]
  1. the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)
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How To Use eluding In A Sentence

  • In many ways it is even deluding people to believe in something that is not the case.
  • Romantics is by now "hopelessly naive, escapist, and self-deluding," distinguishing between romantic lyric and conventional neoromanticism; while Altieri examines in detail how Arnold’s Wordsworth constructed Introduction
  • The Venus-Neptune quincunx urges us to bring our ideals into reality instead of deluding ourselves with our old fantasies. Aries Full Moon 2009: The Harvest Moon
  • Then Kopitar tied it on a soft backhander from the half wall, the puck somehow eluding Mason inside the near post. USATODAY.com
  • He once, indeed, wished that they would amend the roof of his book-room, which "rained in" [I-23] in a very pluvious manner; but receiving no direct answer from our friend Meiklewham, who neither relished the proposal nor saw means of eluding it, the minister quietly made the necessary repairs at his own expense, and gave the heritors no farther trouble on the subject. St. Ronan's Well
  • Are you deluding yourself or are you a con artist?
  • It is not her own betrothal, but mine with Winnie's wraith, that is deluding her crazy brain. Aylwin
  • After Chimera made it 2-0, Ovechkin skated up the left wing to the top of the circle, his hard shot eluding Leclaire. USATODAY.com
  • The President was deluding himself if he thought he was safe from such action.
  • I would like you to call me on this if you think I'm deluding myself, but I think that selling handmade one-off goods is a victimless activity.
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