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synonyms for absent without leave

  • AWOL
  • French leave
  • absent from duty
  • desertion
  • hooky
  • truancy
  • unauthorized absence
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How to use absent without leave in a sentence

He held it, but it was without pressure; without recognizance of the delight with which he once grasped it.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Sol laughed out of his whiskers, with a big, loose-rolling sound, and sat on the porch without waiting to be asked.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
They are very urgent questions; our sons and daughters will have to begin to deal with them from the moment they leave college.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
She had listened—she had listened intently, looking straight out of the window and without moving.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Without preface, he abruptly asked, what had been told him of the Duke of Wharton's behaviour the preceding night.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Nevertheless the evening and the night passed away without incident.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
It goes without saying that Ferns of all kinds are interesting plants to grow in the garden and house.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
As Perker said this, he looked towards the door, with an evident desire to render the leave-taking as brief as possible.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
In this situation we waited the motion of the enemy, without perceiving any advancement they made towards us.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
Without the former quality, knowledge of the past is uninstructive; without the latter, it is deceptive.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
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WORDS RELATED TO ABSENT WITHOUT LEAVE

  • AWOL
  • absent without leave
  • absenteeism
  • hooky
  • secret departure
  • truancy
  • unannounced departure
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.