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elusion

[ih-loo-zhuh n] /ɪˈlu ʒən/
noun
1.
the act of eluding; evasion.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; < Late Latin ēlūsiōn- (stem of ēlūsiō) deception, evasion, equivalent to ēlūs(us), past participle of ēlūdere to elude (ē- e-1 + lūd- play + -tus past participle suffix) + -iōn- -ion
Can be confused
allusion, delusion, elusion, hallucination, illusion (see synonym study at illusion)
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Word Origin and History for elusion
elusion
1540s, from elude.
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