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Synonyms for elope

Synonyms for elope

run away secretly with one's beloved


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They had fair warning, and now he calls it an elopement.
The caretaker was so struck with their innocent appearance, and with the elegance of Tess's gown hanging across a chair, her silk stockings beside it, the pretty parasol, and the other habits in which she had arrived because she had none else, that her first indignation at the effrontery of tramps and vagabonds gave way to a momentary sentimentality over this genteel elopement, as it seemed.
Dulcifer's elopement, and of the jewels she had taken with her.
I'm sure the sight of her will be better than the finest fireworks that ever went off," said Phebe, meditating an elopement with one of the boats if she could get a chance.
Bishopriggs--evidently under the impression that the case before him was a case of elopement, with Sir Patrick mixed up in it in the capacity of guardian--addressed himself, in friendly confidence, to Anne.
You have attempted to tinge it with romanticism, which produces much the same effect as if you worked a love-story or an elopement into the fifth proposition of Euclid.
And last evening,' added Mrs Nickleby, with increased confusion, 'he called gently over the wall, as I was walking in the garden, and proposed marriage, and an elopement.
I suppose she was always like that; even in the very hour of elopement with Fyne.
It will be an elopement, not a flight from justice.
But being one day at Hull, where I went casually, and without any purpose of making an elopement at that time; but, I say, being there, and one of my companions being about to sail to London in his father's ship, and prompting me to go with them with the common allurement of seafaring men, that it should cost me nothing for my passage, I consulted neither father nor mother any more, nor so much as sent them word of it; but leaving them to hear of it as they might, without asking God's blessing or my father's, without any consideration of circumstances or consequences, and in an ill hour, God knows, on the 1st of September 1651, I went on board a ship bound for London.
Pickwick--'when is this villainous design to be carried into execution--when is this elopement to take place?
But this taking him in the very act of elopement, would be a very difficult thing to accomplish, I fear,' said Mr.
Stephen Guest on the quay at Mudport if he had not witnessed the effect it produced on Tom when he went to report it; and since then, the circumstances which in any case gave a disastrous character to her elopement had passed beyond the more polite circles of St.
We have been observing that the jeans, pants and mobile phones have been the prime cause behind [the] increasing incidents of eve-teasing, molestation and elopements, and so we had to take a very harsh decision in a bid to enforce discipline among girls.
13, starting with a midnight group ceremony and then a day full of individual private elopements.