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flee

verb

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1 to cease to be visible
  • the fog fled with the arrival of the dawn

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2 to get free from a dangerous or confining situation
  • a murderer who fled on foot

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3 to hasten away from something dangerous or frightening
  • a toddler who fled when the ladybug he had been quietly watching suddenly began flying around the room

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The first known use of flee was before the 12th century

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“Flee.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flee. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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