elusion

[ ih-loo-zhuh n ]
/ ɪˈlu ʒən /

noun

the act of eluding; evasion.

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Origin of elusion

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

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH elusion

allusion delusion elusion hallucination illusion (see synonym study at illusion)

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