Synonyms and Antonyms of abscond

  1. to get free from a dangerous or confining situation the burglar was trying to abscond with the jewels when he tumbled down the stairs Synonyms escape, break out (of), clear out, flee, fly, get out, lam, run away, run offRelated Words avoid, elude, evade, lose, shun; decamp, depart, elope, exit, go, leave, move, pull out, quit, sally (forth), shove (off), take off, walk out; disentangle, extricate; bring off, emancipate, enfranchise, free, liberate, loose, loosen, manumit, redeem, release, rescue, spring, unbind, uncage, unchain, unfetterNear Antonyms abide, dwell, hang around, linger, remain, stay, stick around, tarry; come back, return

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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