|allude or elude||
To allude to something is a verb. It means to refer to something indirectly.
He alluded to the scandal without direclty mentioning it.
To elude something is a verb. It can mean to escape or evade capture in a clever way, or you can use it to express a lack of understanding of something.
He eluded the police for 25 years.
The rules of English spelling continually elude me.