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ē-lūdō sī, sus, ere,

to stop playing, cease to sport: litus, quā fluctus eluderet. — To parry, elude, avoid: quasi rudibus eius eludit oratio (i. e. in a sham fight): elusa volnera, O.—To escape, avoid, shun: celeritate navium nostros, Cs.: Orsilochum fugiens, V.: Satyros sequentīs, O.: contra eludere Poenus, avoided a fight, L.—To make vain, frustrate: bellum quiete, quietem bello, L.: his miraculis elusa fides, i. e. denied, L.—To delude, deceive, cheat: eludendi occasiost senes, T.: elusa imagine tauri Europa, O.: eludebas, cum, etc., you were making a pretence. — To mock, jeer, make sport of, trifle with, insult: quamdiu furor tuus nos eludet?: illum vicissim: per licentiam, L.: gloriam eius, L.: alqm contumeliis, L.

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