flee

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flee and hide abscond
flee secretly abscond , absquatulate , decamp , hightail
hunt in which beaters force the game to flee in the direction of the hunter battue
person forced to flee from home or country displaced person , DP , stateless person
flee secretly to marry elope
emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight) fear , fearfulness , fright
(Old Testament) nephew of Abraham; God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah but chose to spare Lot and his family who were told to flee without looking back at the destruction Lot
(Old Testament) when God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, Lot and his family were told to flee without looking back; Lot's wife was disobedient and was immediately changed into a pillar of salt Lot's wife
(psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which you flee from reality by assuming a more infantile state regression
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