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skedaddle

verb

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  1. to hasten away from something dangerous or frightening we skedaddled as soon as we saw the snake entering our campsite Synonyms of skedaddle bolt, break, bug out, flee, fly, hightail (it), retreat, run away, run off, runWords Related to skedaddle abscond, clear out, decamp, elope, escape, get (away), get out, lam, light out, make off, mizzle [chiefly British], scarper [British], scat, scram, skip (out), skirrNear Antonyms of skedaddle beard, brave, confront, dare, defy, face; abide, dwell, hang around, linger, remain, stay, stick around, tarry


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