What is another word for abscond?

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[ ɐbskˈɒnd], [ ɐbskˈɒnd], [ ɐ_b_s_k_ˈɒ_n_d]

Abscond is a verb that refers to the act of leaving secretly and abruptly, often to avoid capture or legal consequences. There are several synonyms that can be used in place of abscond. For instance, flee implies hastily departing to avoid danger or capture. Escape is another, which suggests a getting away from confinement or captivity. Bolt means to run away quickly, typically because of fear. Decamp, on the other hand, implies a sudden departure of a group or place to move somewhere more welcoming. Skedaddle suggests running away in a panic, while scarper implies making a quick exit to avoid being caught.

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How to use "Abscond" in context?

Abscond literally means to run away, and in law it means to disappear without authorization. In the criminal context, absconding means fleeing from one's legal obligations or responsibilities. A fugitive, on the other hand, is someone who has fled to avoid prosecution or punishment.

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