flee


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run away

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

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The elder Horace hurries onstage to save the young men by urging them to flee: "ce n'est qu'en fuyant qu'on pare de tels coups" (2.7.685).
"Flee saw he was chatting to her and got very jealous and disappointed."
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.
What incentives might East Germany have given its people to reduce the likelihood that they would flee?
Gabe grows up in Hungary during the years of the Depression, World War 2 and the Russian occupation, but his dream is to flee to freedom.
Thirteen-year-old Elsbeth and seven-year-old Emil flee the Communist camp with Jaroslav, an older family friend.
The first suspect then attempted to flee on foot as well.
Traditionally, law enforcement authorities seek to extradite Mexican national fugitives who flee the United States to evade justice and take refuge in Mexico.
A man who punched a police officer and attempted to flee to avoid being questioned Friday on a Tokyo street was seriously injured after being shot in the back by the officer.
Eduardo Wilmer Poroso Flores, who is known by his tribal name Sure-yani, had to flee from Bolivia after campaigning for the rights of his Leco Aguachile tribe against ranchers and Western companies, which are seizing their lands.
I thought this was the land of the flee. 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." At last count, government troops had destroyed ninety-three villages in her region.
A minor character, Yusra Tawfiq, provides yet another example of Karim's defeatism and his inclination to flee from confrontation.