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(v) to run off and hide

synonyms: bolt, make off, skip town
Abscond
(n) approach or admittance to places, persons, things; an increase; (v) to get at, obtain

synonyms: (n) entry, admittance, entrée
antonyms: (n) total exclusion
Access
(n) a lack of government and law; confusion

synonyms: chaos, disorder, turmoil, pandemonium
antonyms: law and order, peace and quiet
Anarchy
(adj) hard to do, requiring much effort

synonyms: hard, difficult, laborious, fatiguing
antonyms: easy, simple, effortless
Arduous
(adj) favorable; fortunate

synonyms: promising, encouraging, propitious
antonyms: ill-omened, ominous, sinister
Auspicious
(adj) favoring one side unduly; prejudiced

synonyms: unfair, partial, bigoted
antonyms: fair, impartial, unprejudiced, just
Biased
(v) to overcome with fear, intimidate; to dishearten, discourage

synonyms: dismay, cow
antonyms: encourage, embolden, reassure
Daunt
(v) to free from tangles or complications

synonyms: unravel, unwind, unscramble, unsnarl
antonyms: tangle up, ensnarl, snag
Disentangle
(adj) determined in advance by destiny or fortune

synonyms: destined, preordained, doomed
antonyms: accidental, fortuitous, chance, random
Fated
(v) to mislead by a trick, deceive

synonyms: dupe, put one over on
antonyms: undeceive, disabuse, clue in
Hoodwink
(adj) not having life; without energy or spirit

synonyms: lifeless, dead, inert, spiritless
antonyms: living, alive, energetic, lively, sprightly
Inanimate
(v) to burn to ashes

synonyms: burn up, cremate, reduce to ashes
Incinerate
(adj) very brave, fearless, unshakable

synonyms: valiant, courageous, audacious, daring
antonyms: timid, cowardly, craven, pusillanimous
Intrepid
(n) theft

synonyms: stealing, robbery, burglary
Larceny
(adj) bending readily; easily influenced

synonyms: supple, flexible, elastic, plastic
antonyms: rigid, stiff, inflexible, set in stone
Pliant
(adj) overly self-important in speech and manner; excessively stately or ceremonious

synonyms: pretentious, highfalutin, bombastic
antonyms: unpretentious, unaffected, plain
Pompous
(n) a very steep cliff; the brink or edge of disaster

synonyms: cliff, crag, bluff, promontory, ledge
antonyms: abyss, chasm, gorge
Precipice
(v) to make right, correct

synonyms: remedy, set right
antonyms: mess up, botch, bungle
Rectify
(n) a temporary relief or delay; (v) to grant a postponement

synonyms: (n) stay, respite; (v) postpone, delay
antonym: (v) proceed
Reprieve
(v) to attack with words, call bad names

synonyms: inveigh against, malign, vilify, denounce
antonyms: praise, acclaim, revere, idolize
Revile