Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (adj) elusive (difficult to describe) "a haunting elusive odor"
- S: (adj) elusive (skillful at eluding capture) "a cabal of conspirators, each more elusive than the archterrorist"- David Kline
- S: (adj) elusive, subtle (difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze) "his whole attitude had undergone a subtle change"; "a subtle difference"; "that elusive thing the soul"
- S: (adj) baffling, elusive, knotty, problematic, problematical, tough (making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe) "a baffling problem"; "I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast"; "a problematic situation at home"