Sentence Examples with the word elusive

She pulled more of him into her, trying to identify the elusive flavor that left her intoxicated.

Such progress has proved elusive in the football league cup.

Since 1866 he had been pursuing an elusive appearance of glory.

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The answer appears as elusive for us as it did for Plato.

The elusive creature was a beautiful sea nymph who had crossed into our world from her own.

The reason for this convergence is that, whereas there is found great difficulty in characterizing the elusive nature of the sacred, its mode of manifesting itself is recognized to be much the same in all its phases.

It is, however, among the Fungi that we find the most disastrous and elusive agents of disease.

It is difficult to form a clear idea of this, first, because his influence was perpetually traversed by opposite tendencies; in the second place, because the force of circumstances compelled him, again and again, to shift his standpoint; and finally because personal considerations largely intermingled with his foreign policy, and made it more elusive and ambiguous than it need have been.

She drew his blood into her mouth, immediately appeased by the elusive flavor that made her blood burn.

Narrow-minded Christian consciences, however, could not stay long on this level; law was so very much more satisfying a guide than vague, elusive charity.