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Word: abscond

Definition: depart secretly and hide


Sentences Containing 'abscond'

Others write plays with such heedlessness that, after they have been acted, the actors have to fly and abscond, afraid of being punished, as they often have been, for having acted something offensive to some king or other, or insulting to some noble family.

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