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flight

n. running away or hiding by a person officially accused of a crime with the apparent intent of avoiding arrest or prosecution.

flight

noun absconding, avoidance, decampment, departing, departure, desertion, disappearance, effugium, elusion, evacuation, evasion, exodus, fleeing, fuga, hasty departure, hegira, leaving, removal, retreat, running away
Associated concepts: flight from justice, fugitive from justice, unlawful flight to avoid prosecution
See also: abandonment, desertion, evasion
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Ateneo's vise grip held Adamson to season-lows in points scored as the Soaring Falcons converted just one of their 18 tries from deep.
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The NRL-developed Autonomous Locator of Thermals (ALOFT) autonomous soaring algorithm guided NRL's aircraft.
Completion of a regional workshop on mainstreaming soaring birds conservation into the energy sector that focused on showcasing best practices for risk management to birds from renewable energy sources developed by the project.
Richardson calculated that dynamic soaring could allow UAVs to fly about ten times the speed of the winds.
Reaching this stage is a time to think about soaring by obtaining certification in your specialty.
Natan adds that consumption of raw material has been soaring in countries such as China and India and predicts that the same will happen in Russia and Brazil in the future.
Macklowe countered by saying that the Verizon building is more similar to ground-up construction because of the extensive work that will be needed to revamp nearly the entire building and that its huge rents therefore do not indicate that other acquisitions will have to achieve comparable soaring fundamentals in order to yield profit.
Her imminent demise is seen in a vision by the healer, Soaring Eagle.
Soaring shipping rates actually loop back into the discussion about US interest rate fears.
Jenna Rae Lavin and Andrew Drost, on loan from Los Angeles Ballet, gave a spirited performance of Balanchine's bravura Tarantella, Drost soaring effortlessly through leaps and spins and Lavin displaying crisp footwork and solid turns: Another pioneer choreographer solidly presented.