- adj.难以捉摸的; 不易记住的; 逃避的; 难以找到的
- 副词: elusively;
- 名词: elusiveness;
Despite all their efforts, success remained elusive.
Try to catch the elusive charm of the original in translation.
Russia's future is less predictable and modernisation more elusive than either was a decade ago.
Unfortunately, this aspect of style is more elusive.
And that bottleneck will make type growth rates elusive.
Graddy discovered that even at Fulton, perfect competition was elusive.
Of ten , even for those of us are sighted, beauty is elusive and hard to define.
Democracy in international relations remains elusive and there are new manifestations of hegemonism and power politics.
Markal Lorekeep was a mighty center of magic, dedicated to the most elusive of Asha's teachings.
The trouble is that the new technological fixes are elusive.
It was a vibration merely, faint, elusive, impossible of definition.
这不过是一声震颤, 隐隐约约, 难以捉摸, 无法形容.
Curing the common cold, of medicine's most elusive goals, may now be in of the possible.
治愈普通感冒, 是医学上一个难题, 现在或许成为可能.
Suddenly feel that they are so elusive, his point is not assertive!
Interpol have searched all the corners of the earth for the elusive hijackers.
Lot of things in life are elusive, if we deliberately go to pursue, ultimately nothing.
生活中的许多事物都是可望而不可及的, 如果我们刻意去追求, 最终还是一无所获.
This elusive almost invisible quality was more than a mere habit.
And hopefully taking that elusive win at the European Grand Prix, also.
I've been trying all day to reach him on the telephone, but he's very elusive.
He looked down at her expression is elusive, and then turned up the table.
Finding a vaccine for Plasmodium has been an elusive goal.
The pictured critter was not even the elusive American crocodile , Crocodylus acutus.
But the man himself has remained elusive.
He is an elusive figure.
——英汉文学 - 廊桥遗梦
To avoid the owner's chase, he tries mightily to dodge into elusive places to escape successfully.
She did not know; it was too subtle and elusive to name.
Eric, as elusive as ever, was nowhere to be found.
Happiness, which had been so elusive in Henry's life, still evaded him.
The Secretary of State and his Russian counterpart met to try to nail down the elusive accord.
1. difficult to describe;
"a haunting elusive odor"
2. skillful at eluding capture;
"a cabal of conspirators, each more elusive than the archterrorist"- David Kline
3. be difficult to detect or grasp by the mind;
"his whole attitude had undergone a subtle change"
"a subtle difference"
"that elusive thing the soul"