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away

adjective at a distance, distant, far, far away, far-off, further away, in the background, in the distance, inaccessible, long distance, long range, out of range, out of reach, out of sight, outlying, remote, removed, separated, unapproachable, uncommunicative, unresponsive
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Then thought he to himself, 'It will be a very droll thing to bring away such a fine bird in this shabby cage'; so he opened the door and took hold of it and put it into the golden cage.
Then he tossed the marble away pettishly, and stood cogitating.
When we fell to playing, after breakfast, on the second day away from the caves, Lop-Ear led me a chase through the trees and down to the river.
Why, she'd begin to doubt, right away, and imagine a lot of sicknesses and dangers and objections, and first you know she'd take it all back.
Indeed, the little girl found it was as much as she could do to mount the stairs to the deck, and as soon as she got there the wind struck her so fiercely that it almost tore away the skirts of her dress.
To take her away, to marry her, to work off his hands for her support, Dick was content to do all this; yet he required some show of love upon her part.
If you don't send him away this minute I'll--I'll go and get married
The cherry-tree was dead, for its dryad had gone,--fled, said evil tongues, fled away to the town!
So saying, he kissed her, repeated his warning once more, and went away.
Then putting my whip in my teeth, I stooped for a stone, and with that threat drove the creature away.
I am myself going away because it is dangerous here.
If you stood four or five foot away and didn't know it was sawed, you wouldn't never notice it; and besides, this was the back of the cabin, and it warn't likely anybody would go fooling around there.