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flee

verb abandon, abscond, absent oneself, clear out, decamp, desert, disappear, effugere, escape, evacuate, evade, fly, fugam petere, hasten away, hide, make an escape, make off, play truant, remove oneself, retire, retreat, run, run away, run off, take flight, take to one's heels, withdraw
Associated concepts: flee from creditors, flee from justice, unlawful flight to avoid prosecution
See also: abscond, depart, disappear, elude, escape, evacuate, evade, leave, move, quit, retreat
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Harry and Flee, who are distant cousins, got together after he finally split from on-off girlfriend Chelsy Davy in May.
Faced with the prospect of death, or rape and torture at the hands of soldiers and armed militia, millions of people every year flee their homes.
Generally, the majority of the fugitives who flee from U.
The police said they found an instrument used to break open door locks in a coat discarded by the injured man as he attempted to flee.
One of our objectives is to make you become poor, flee, disappear, or die," said a Burmese light-infantry battalion commander in 1996 to a group of forcibly relocated villagers in Shan state, according to the Shan Independence, an independent Shan newspaper based in Thailand.
He flees "the scene of the crime," but the ghost of his defeat continues to haunt and torment him.
The rich may migrate; the poor flee for their lives.
FAISALABAD, February 05, 2011 (Frontier Star): A robber was killed while his accomplice managed to flee in an exchange of fire with police here Saturday.
Summary: The "radical preacher" once described as Osama bin Laden's "ambassador to Europe" plans to flee his legal troubles in the United Kingdom and head for Lebanon, British press reports say.
But it also means permitting illegal Mexican immigrants to flee south in search of refuge after committing murder or similar violent crimes in this country.
Violent earthquakes shook the ground as young Pliny and his mother decided to flee.