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GRE vocabulary: abscond

Definition of abscond (verb) - to depart suddenly and secretly, as for the purpose of escaping arrest

Absconded; Absconded; Absconding

Example sentences with this word:
  • A petition cannot be heard until at least fourteen days have elapsed since the petition was served on the debtor and the supervisor of a voluntary arrangement unless it appears that the debtor has absconded or the court thinks it a proper case for an expedited hearing, or the debtor consents.
  • The newly wed couple will abscond from the reception to leave on the honeymoon.

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