Part of speech:
To leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, often to avoid arrest or prosecution.
To avoid; shun:
To start moving; to depart.
To break loose and leave suddenly, as from confinement or from a difficult or threatening situation
(Intransitive, slang) to abscond.
A sudden, forceful escape, as from prison or enemy troop encirclement
The part in a mechanical clock or watch that controls the speed and regularity of the balance wheel or pendulum, and thereby of the entire mechanism, by the movement of a notched wheel (escape wheel), one tooth of which is permitted to escape from the detaining catch at a time
The ability to fly:
A period of rest and relaxation, esp. a short one
Free means to release or let go.
To strike or beat, especially repeatedly with a flail or stick.
To beat out (grain) from its husk, as with a flail
To thresh grain.
(Colloquial) To leave quickly (often used in the imperative).
To cause to enter; to thrust.
flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
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