elusive


elusive
неулови́мый, укло́нчивый

elusive answer — укло́нчивый отве́т


The Americanisms. English-Russian dictionary.. 2014.

Смотреть что такое "elusive" в других словарях:

  • Elusive — Жанры готик рок Годы 1996 2009 Страна …   Википедия

  • elusive — elusive, illusory The confusion here has been greatly reduced by the virtual disappearance from the scene of the forms elusory and illusive. This leaves elusive as the adjective from elude, meaning ‘difficult to grasp (physically or mentally)’,… …   Modern English usage

  • Elusive — E*lu sive, a. Tending to elude; using arts or deception to escape; adroitly escaping or evading; eluding the grasp; fallacious. [1913 Webster] Elusive of the bridal day, she gives Fond hopes to all, and all with hopes deceives. Pope. {E*lu… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • elusive — I adjective abstruse, apt to flee, baffling, difficult, difficult to catch, difficult to comprehend, difficult to understand, eluding clear perception, elusory, enigmatic, equivocal, escaping, evanescent, evasive, fleeting, fugitive, hard to… …   Law dictionary

  • elusive — 1719, from L. elus , pp. stem of eludere (see ELUDE (Cf. elude)) + IVE (Cf. ive). Related: Elusiveness …   Etymology dictionary

  • elusive — [adj] evasive, mysterious ambiguous, baffling, cagey, deceitful, deceptive, difficult to catch, elusory, equivocal, evanescent, fallacious, fleeting, fraudulent, fugacious, fugitive, greasy, illusory, imponderable, incomprehensible, indefinable,… …   New thesaurus

  • elusive — ► ADJECTIVE 1) difficult to find, catch, or achieve. 2) difficult to remember. DERIVATIVES elusively adverb elusiveness noun. ORIGIN from Latin eludere elude …   English terms dictionary

  • elusive — [ē lo͞osə rē, i lo͞osə rēē lo͞o′siv, ilo͞o′siv] adj. [< L elusus (see ELUSION) + IVE] 1. tending to elude 2. hard to grasp or retain mentally; baffling: Also Rare elusory [ē lo͞osə rē, i lo͞osə rē] elusively adv. elusiveness n …   English World dictionary

  • Elusive — Infobox Single Name = Elusive| Artist = Scott Matthews from Album = Passing Stranger Released = March 13, 2006 (UK) Format = Digital, CD, 7 Recorded = 2006 Genre = Country, Folk Length = 3:42 Label = San Remo Records Island Records Writer = Scott …   Wikipedia

  • elusive — adj. VERBS ▪ be, prove ▪ Further movie roles have proved somewhat elusive for the young actor. ▪ become ▪ remain ADVERB …   Collocations dictionary

  • elusive — e|lu|sive [ıˈlu:sıv] adj 1.) an elusive person or animal is difficult to find or not often seen ▪ She managed to get an interview with that elusive man. 2.) an elusive result is difficult to achieve ▪ She enjoys a firm reputation in this country… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

Книги

  • Elusive Isabel, Futrelle Jacques. Книга представляет собой репринтное издание. Несмотря на то, что была проведена серьезная работа по восстановлению первоначального качества издания, на некоторых страницах могут обнаружиться… Подробнее  Купить за 1311 руб
  • Elusive As The Unicorn, Carole Mortimer. Carole Mortimer is one of Mills&Boon’s best loved Modern Romance authors. With nearly 200 books published and a career spanning 35 years, Mills&Boon are thrilled to present her complete works… Подробнее  Купить за 365.57 руб электронная книга
  • Elusive Lover, Carole Mortimer. Carole Mortimer is one of Mills&Boon’s best loved Modern Romance authors. With nearly 200 books published and a career spanning 35 years, Mills&Boon are thrilled to present her complete works… Подробнее  Купить за 365.57 руб электронная книга
Другие книги по запросу «elusive» >>


Поделиться ссылкой на выделенное

Прямая ссылка:
Нажмите правой клавишей мыши и выберите «Копировать ссылку»

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.