Elusive in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Elusive

Evading capture, comprehension or remembrance. | Difficult to make precise. | Rarely seen.

Short Example Sentence for Elusive

  • 1. And how elusive is the future! 🔊
  • 2. It seems to have an elusive quality. 🔊
  • 3. There are elusive personalities that are in hiding. 🔊
  • 4. With such elusive virtue was the oil fraught! 🔊
  • 5. How vexingly elusive the poor fellow has become! 🔊
  • 6. Her image ever was before me, elusive and shadowy. 🔊
  • 7. She was as elusive as a will-o'-th'-wisp. 🔊
  • 8. Truly Mijoux Flobecq was an elusive person. 🔊
  • 9. It mattered little to him where his witnesses placed this elusive passage. 🔊
  • 10. She's the most elusive individual in Asia! 🔊
  • 11. It's the most elusive problem I ever tackled. 🔊
  • 12. Tia Roger was elusive in small matters, as she was in larger ones. 🔊
  • 13. Sir Boyle Roche's bird was sedentary compared with this elusive man. 🔊

How to use Elusive in Sentence?

  • 1. Spies, like fairies and other such elusive sprites, traditionally come in rings. 🔊
  • 2. Once away from the starting point, their movements, their figures became elusive and shadowy. 🔊
  • 3. Then the spot turned broadside and he appreciated what had made the Pinto so elusive to hunters. 🔊
  • 4. The miner came next, fevered to delirium, lured by the siren of an elusive yellow goddess. 🔊
  • 5. I was by turns thankful, ashamed, dejected, and eager to clutch at an elusive hope. 🔊
  • 6. She teased, and mocked, and delighted him, and fired his blood by amazing and elusive turns. 🔊
  • 7. Elusive as was the elusive Pimpernel, he flitted back of the lines to the plane-base. 🔊
  • 8. Mr. Penrose was the same, yet different in an elusive way that Mr. Cone could not define exactly. 🔊
  • 9. She was dressed in a gown of an elusive pink that gave a rose flush to the marble fineness of her face. 🔊
  • 10. And numerous competent microscopists of various nations have since searched in vain for this elusive germ. 🔊
  • 11. Whoever will steep himself in them will hardly declare that their writer remains an elusive person beyond finding out or understanding. 🔊
  • 12. The story was as joyous and elusive as sunlight, and until to-day his sketches had held the same quality. 🔊
  • 13. But his temperament was eminently self-contained, and on the whole he was an elusive target for the witticisms of his friends. 🔊
  • 14. The subdued light in the pass made the distances elusive and turned the shadows into subtle mysteries of purpling greys. 🔊
  • 15. Daylight showed them the elusive pine still far away on the horizon, and his men and horses were exhausted. 🔊
  • 16. Varney had discovered something, and he would follow the clue with the pertinacity of a bloodhound pursuing a faint and elusive scent. 🔊
  • 17. A quarter of a million dollars were eaten up in chasing this elusive line of ore but the vein would neither disappear nor get wider. 🔊
  • 18. His mental trend was toward scientific studies, and his dominant scheme of investigation embraced the elusive problems of anthropology. 🔊
  • 19. We all sat silent, feeling that here there was no help, and watched while she chased the elusive word round and round her brain. 🔊
  • 20. In an instant she had changed from the sparkling elusive creature Stephen had known into a woman of authority and composure. 🔊
  • 21. And Kitchell had raided one of their corrals last season, so they had no possible tie with the elusive outlaw. 🔊
  • 22. He was enjoying a new sensation, feeling vague, restless thoughts surge up within him which were so vague, so elusive as to be hardly grasped. 🔊
  • 23. Dim and elusive as is the very conception of "Ligeia" to the ordinary mind, she was perfectly real to her creator. 🔊
  • 24. I was not dealing with any simple question of principle, but with elusive and fluctuating estimates of the trend of diverse forces and of the nature of my own powers. 🔊
  • 25. It was given out that Ben Price had taken up the trail of the elusive cracksman, and other people with burglar-proof safes felt more at ease. 🔊
  • 26. Very impalpable and elusive things had to submit themselves to inspection and analysis, and have their elements tabulated like a tax bill or a grocery account. 🔊
  • 27. She was more changed than any one of the ranch girls in the six months of his absence, and seemed older and somehow more graceful and elusive than ever. 🔊