I eluded that stupid sheriff's deputy in the south.
Whatever her disease, it had eluded the doctors for months.
She was red-eyed, as if sleep had eluded her.
That night she went to bed exhausted, but sleep eluded her.
Only silence remained as he lay there, wanting to escape from all that was happening, surrender in the peace of sleep, but even sleep eluded him.
But the peaceful sleep he'd assumed would come eluded him as his mind continued to trip over far too many loose ends in the recent happenings.
With his disappointment at the discovery of his immortal home no longer standing, he also felt a sense of peace that had eluded him.
She eluded one man and slashed at another with a dagger before sprinting toward the field.
He could have said something to Rob, though at the moment anything he could have said to make the situation better eluded her.
He eluded the Confederate lookout and reached the "Albemarle" unseen.
The number of questions which Calvin failed to ask or eluded by absolutely irrational expedients frees him from any taint of modern rationalism.
Gracefully and respectfully, with statesmanlike yet feminine dexterity, the demands of Darnley's father for justice on the murderers of his son were accepted and eluded by his daughter-in-law.
Running into Tobruk and the neighbouring Gulf of Bomba the French fleet eluded British vigilance on its way to Egypt in 1798.
Lafayette himself came to Paris in the hope of rallying the constitutional party, but the king and queen eluded his offers of assistance.