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Synonyms for absquatulate

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

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Synonyms for absquatulate

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Editor Stevenson added: "I suppose you could also say we are following the TV show Countdown by including words like absquatulate, meaning to leave suddenly."
The editors of the second edition of the Oxford English Dictionary cite three examples of the noun absquatulation, which arose from the verb absquatulate or absquotilate, "a factitious word, simulating a L.[atin] form (cf.
Strange words appeared and were given diffusion (absquatulate, cahoots, cattawampus, flabbergasted, rambunctious, sockdolager).