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lam

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the act or an instance of getting free from danger or confinement
  • the prisoners were recaptured after only three days on the lam

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lam

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of lam (Entry 2 of 2)

to get free from a dangerous or confining situation
  • let's lam out of this hellhole while there's still time

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“Lam.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lam. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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