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abscond

verb

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to get free from a dangerous or confining situation
  • the burglar was trying to abscond with the jewels when he tumbled down the stairs

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“Abscond.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abscond. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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