flee


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Synonyms for flee

run away

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Synonyms for flee

to break loose and leave suddenly, as from confinement or from a difficult or threatening situation

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Henry took her back with open arms and Flee has said she's thrilled they are back together.
He had gone to the island after a friend's wedding while Flee stayed in the UK.
Court president Faouzi Jbelli told the defendants they stood accused of trying "to flee the country on January 14 in possession of foreign currency and jewels," then listed the charges against each defendant.
Eleanor White, programme director, Amnesty International Wales said, 'War forces millions of people every year to flee their homes and families.
When they approached the suspect, he became violent, striking at the officers and attempting to flee.
Mexican officials emphasize that their government does not intend to provide a safe haven for violent fugitives and will not allow Mexican nationals to flee with impunity from the criminal prosecution of any country's jurisdiction.
When he tried to question the men, who were speaking Chinese and a smattering of Japanese, one of them hit him in the face and tried to flee.
In suspecting their husbands have been, or are being, unfaithful, they know they should flee for their lives, but to whom can they turn, where can they go for refuge, on what will they live, and how will they care for their children?
I didn't think it meant the land of the flee as long as you're heterosexual.
We couldn't even think of building a house--if we heard a gunshot we had to flee.
A minor character, Yusra Tawfiq, provides yet another example of Karim's defeatism and his inclination to flee from confrontation.
Refugees not only flee environmental destruction, they also cause it, according to a Refugee Policy Group (RPG) report.
The good that comes from trees is clearly evident in refugee populations that either flee treeless environments or deforest an area because of their numbers.
The complaint alleges, "Likely, there is not another newspaper in the United States, including the supermarket tabloids, that would have published both the name of a minor student who was the victim of hate crimes and the new area to which he and his family had been constrained to flee after his life had been placed in jeopardy.