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Word: fugitive

Definition: fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large


Sentences Containing 'fugitive'

"Quilombos" were fugitive settlements or African refugee settlements.
3, 1862 in Fayetteville Col. Rutherford B. Hayes noted, "Nobody in this army thinks of giving to the Rebels their fugitive slaves.
A 2001 Slate.com article labeled Vesco "the undisputed king of the fugitive financiers."
A child encumbers a fugitive; perhaps, on perceiving it was still alive, he had thrown it into the river.''
According to legend the El Teniente mine was discovered in the 1800s by a fugitive Spaniard official, with exploitation beginning in 1819.
After escaping arrest by the police in Warsaw, he became a fugitive before being captured and imprisoned in the city's notorious Citadel prison.
Allmusic's retrospective review praised "The Fugitive" for being sparser and more accessible than most of Tony Banks's work.
Although Hope's time as a LexCorp employee has passed, Mercy can be seen with the fugitive Lex Luthor after he is driven from the Presidency.
An Interpol Red Notice, as well as investigations by the U.S. Marshals Service and the U.S. Diplomatic Security Service in Argentina led to the fugitive's capture.
As a fugitive, he was involved in two shootouts before being recaptured and returned to the prison.
At this time he was already a fugitive from the police, who were seeking him for the assault of the military barracks of Villa Maria.
But there are a rabble of uncertain, fugitive, half-fabulous whales, which, as an American whaleman, I know by reputation, but not personally.
During 2009, DSS assisted in the resolution of 136 international fugitive cases from around the globe.
During the last sixteen years as a fugitive he was living off his illicit bookmaking operation.
Escaped convict Elmer Edward Solly assumed the name Vinnie Taylor while a fugitive and performed under this stage name.
For he truly and properly is Nomoz, or the law, as the only nemwn (sp.), or distributor and dispenser of all things that happen unto any one in his lifetime--Whatsoever then is either sorry, angry, or afraid, is a fugitive.
He introduced the Fugitive Slave Clause (Article 4, Section 2), which established protection for slavery in the Constitution.
He is a true fugitive, that flies from reason, by which men are sociable.
He was also Investigative Reporter for Fremantle Media's "The Seven Million Dollar Fugitive".
He was retained as Liberal candidate for the 1922 General Election, at which he overtook the Labour candidate to finish second; In 1923 he had published "Whatsoever Things", Fugitive Essays on the Foundations of Democracy.
He was the Jack of Diamonds in the most-wanted Iraqi playing cards and is still a fugitive with up to $1 million reward for information leading to his capture.
He worked closely with the Ballet Rambert, for whom his first ballet, "The Fugitive", was commissioned.
In all his cringing attitudes, the God-fugitive is now too plainly known.
Instantly afterwards four carbineers, on horseback, appeared on the edge of the wood; three of them appeared to be looking for the fugitive, while the fourth dragged a brigand prisoner by the neck.
It is by a mathematical point only that we are wise, as the sailor or the fugitive slave keeps the polestar in his eye; but that is sufficient guidance for all our life.
James Francis Hurley (born 1966) is an English convicted murderer and long-term fugitive from justice.
Like "The Fugitive" before them, they go on the run, tracking clues to the real culprits while taking on odd jobs to finance their search.
Meanwhile, Sergeant Marcum is informed which van fugitive Lee and Penny are driving and starts a massive chase.
On February 3, 2011 Paul Eischeid, a fugitive and member of the Hells Angels who had eluded U.S. Marshals for nearly eight years, was arrested.
Robert Lee Vesco (December 4, 1935 – November 23, 2007) was a fugitive United States financier.
S.P.O.C. also manages Provincial Fleet Operations (P.F.O) and manages the Sheriffs Fugitive Return Program planning and deployments.
Schwartz described the episode as "the most promotable television suspense since David Janssen was vindicated after a four-year run on "The Fugitive" in the mid-1960s".
Since the red lakes were made from organic dyes, they tended to be fugitive, becoming unstable and fading when exposed to sunlight.
The alleged leader of the Riders, Frank Vazquez, fled to Mexico shortly after his criminal indictment and remains a fugitive from justice.
The battle which I witnessed took place in the Presidency of Polk, five years before the passage of Webster's Fugitive Slave Bill.
The charges stem from an incident where Tim, Dog, and Leland were chasing fugitive and serial rapist Andrew Luster, the Max Factor Cosmetics heir.
The combination of these Hebrew words ( ), "fugitive" and "wanderer" is unique in the Hebrew Bible.
The Fugitive is the second solo album released by Genesis keyboardist Tony Banks on Charisma Records in 1983.
The Fugitive Slave Act returned a number of slaves to western Virginia.
The lamp alarms and frightens Jonah; as lying in his berth his tormented eyes roll round the place, and this thus far successful fugitive finds no refuge for his restless glance.
The people who made "Fugitive Pieces" had auditioned over 150 boys before finding the then 10-year-old Robbie Kay who had been living in Prague for two years.
The second part of the curse marks Cain as a fugitive ( ) and wanderer ( ).
Then boats filled with armed soldiers will pursue the wretched fugitive.
Then the Captain knows that Jonah is a fugitive; but at the same time resolves to help a flight that paves its rear with gold.
They knew full well that this fugitive must be a bandit; but there is an innate sympathy between the Roman brigand and the Roman peasant and the latter is always ready to aid the former.
This criticism was fuelled by the revelation that Australian fugitive Christopher Skase had used the programme to become a citizen of the island.
This point is well known and is discussed in "Study of Revenge", but the focus of Mylroie's work is the other fugitive, the mastermind, Ramzi Ahmad Yousef, who was arrested in 1995 following a failed plot in the Philippines.
Toby - Son of Sim and Maya Lolness, Toby is a fugitive on the Tree with both Leo Blue and Joe Mitch after him.
Yankee Poodle has lost her secret identity and is a fugitive from the law, accused of trying to assassinate President Mallard Fillmore.
``You may imagine the amazement of the fugitive when he found himself flung headlong over the rocks!
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