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Word of the Day 02/01/21 Abscond

Abscond (verb)
abscond [ ab-skond ]


verb (used without object)
1. to depart in a sudden and secret manner, especially to avoid capture and legal prosecution: The cashier absconded with the money.

OTHER WORDS FROM ABSCOND
ab·scond·er, noun

WORDS RELATED TO ABSCOND
break, hightail, fade, skedaddle, get, jump, scram, quit, leave, decamp, bolt, slip, escape, vanish, flee, vamoose, disappear, split, beat it, clear out

SYNONYMS FOR ABSCOND
See synonyms for: abscond / absconded / absconder on Thesaurus.com
1. decamp, bolt.

Origin: 1605–15; < Latin abscondere to hide or stow away, equivalent to abs-abs- + condere to stow (con-con- + -dere to put; see do)

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