elusory


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elusory

adjective abstract, complex, convex, elusive, enigmatic, evanescent, evasive, fleeting, furtive, hard to grasp, hazy, illusive, impalpable, imponderable, mysterious, oblique, recondite, transient
Associated concepts: illusory agreements, illusory statutes
See also: elusive, evasive, oblique
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And yet, Richard Rorty's particular definition of liberal ironism would seem to capture something of the spirit of Coetzee's often elusory ethical standpoint, especially in his most controversial novel, Disgrace (1999).
At 410[degrees]C a sharp elusory maximum of that overcomes 90% between 40 and 45 minutes, and the yield over 80% can be obtained between 40-100 minutes.
But the double negative also ironically summons up its opposite meaning, suggesting that this tentative moment is fragile and elusory.