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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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The three Curiaces are all injured and two Horace brothers are dead when the third Horace, who remains unscathed, flees the scene.
Horace does not flee the prospect of such an encounter; instead he physically flees his brothers-in-law.
Tiphaine Karsenti and Alain Brunn contrast Horace's famous flight in battle with another instance in act IV in which he flees his wife Sabine and her demands that he kill her.
Thus there are three cases of flight described or enacted in the fourth act of Horace: Horace flees the Curiace brothers in the first instance and his wife in the third.
Generally, the majority of the fugitives who flee from U.
However, fugitives who flee to Mexico while on bail or are free on recognizance, pending sentencing and awaiting appellate resolution, can be prosecuted under Article IV.
If they flee upon seeing an officer, is the officer justified in temporarily detaining them in an attempt to determine why they fled?
3) Soprano Constance Hauman evokes the spirit of composers forced to flee Europe during World War II in the multimedia ``From Head to Toe, I'm Suited for Love,'' Sunday at UCLA's Schoenberg Hall.