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scarper

verb
British

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to leave a place often for another
  • I went looking for Sally at the pub, but she'd scarpered

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The first known use of scarper was circa 1846

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“Scarper.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scarper. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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