May
05
2014

abscond

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

əb skand
intransitive verb

to leave suddenly and secretly, esp. to avoid observation or capture.
The king hanged the leader of the rebellion, while his followers attempted to abscond from the city.
The thief was able to abscond with confidential files.

 

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