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elusion

[ ih-loo-zhuhn ]
/ ɪˈlu ʒən /
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noun

the act of eluding; evasion.

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Origin of elusion

First recorded in 1540–50; from 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, elusion , illusion

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