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Abscond  v. t.  To hide; to conceal. (Obs.)

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... kinsmen, all his friends, were arrayed round it. To separate himself from it was to separate himself for ever from his family, and to incur all the misery of that very homesickness which, in regular armies, drives so many recruits to abscond at the risk of stripes and of death. When these things are fairly considered, it will not be thought strange that the Highland clans should have occasionally achieved ...
— The History of England from the Accession of James II. - Volume 3 (of 5) • Thomas Babington Macaulay

Words linked to "Abscond" :   take flight, levant, flee, run off, go off, abscondment, absquatulate, bolt, fly, make off, absconder, decamp

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