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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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6) Rodrigue, the quintessential Cornelian hero, flees neither the Count nor even Chimene, but instead forces the Moors to flee.
Despite their split, Harry is still friends with Flee and pals say they wouldn't be surprised if they continue to see each other from time to time.
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.
But he had to flee again when mortar shells started landing there.
The rich may migrate; the poor flee for their lives.
Earlier, the media reports were emerged that Rao Anwar tried to flee country from Benazir Airport Rawalpindi with forged documents especially a NOC issued by Sindh government on January 20.
He underlined that al-Sharqat has been taken back from the ISIL in actual military terms, and said, "The ISIL is now under such circumstances that it will soon be forced to flee after few more clashes.
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.