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  Words related to lam

Related / Similar Words: getaway, thrash, thresh, flail, run, scarper, turn tail, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away

 

Definition:
  • a rapid escape (as by criminals); "the thieves made a clean getaway"; "after the expose he had to take it on the lam";
  • give a thrashing to; beat hard;
  • flee; take to one''s heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up";

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    Hyponyms: flee, fly, take flight, skedaddle

     

    Grouped Verbs: bat, clobber, drub, thrash, lick

     

    Derivational Morphology: run, scarper, turn tail, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away, get away, break loose, flail, beating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whacking, fugitive, runaway, getaway

     

     
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