Elusory
Elusory E*lu"so*ry, a. [LL. elusorius.] Tending to elude or deceive; evasive; fraudulent; fallacious; deceitful; deceptive. -- {E*lu"so*ri*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • elusory — I adjective abstract, complex, convex, deceptive, elusive, enigmatic, evanescent, evasive, fleeting, furtive, hard to grasp, hazy, illusive, impalpable, imponderable, intangible, mysterious, oblique, obtruse, recondite, transient associated… …   Law dictionary

  • elusory — adjective That tends to elude Syn: evasive …   Wiktionary

  • elusory — e lu·so·ry || uːsÉ™rɪ adj. tending to elude; evasive; fraudulent; deceitful; deceptive …   English contemporary dictionary

  • elusory — a. Evasive, elusive, delusive, deceptive, fraudulent, fallacious, deceitful, illusory …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • elusory — elu·so·ry …   English syllables

  • elusory —   a. evasive; difficult to grasp mentally …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • elusory — üs(ə)rē, üz( , ri adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin elusorius, from Latin elusus + orius ory : evasive, elusive …   Useful english dictionary

  • Elusoriness — Elusory E*lu so*ry, a. [LL. elusorius.] Tending to elude or deceive; evasive; fraudulent; fallacious; deceitful; deceptive. {E*lu so*ri*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Untruth — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Untruth >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 untruth untruth falsehood lie story thing that is not fib bounce crammer taradiddle whopper Sgm: N 1 jhuth jhuth GRP: N 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • Sliding — Slid ing, a. 1. That slides or slips; gliding; moving smoothly. [1913 Webster] 2. Slippery; elusory. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] That sliding science hath me made so bare. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] {Sliding friction} (Mech.), the resistance one body… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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