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synonyms for absentees

  • absentee
  • escapee
  • quitter
  • truant
  • bolter
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How to use absentees in a sentence

All persons who have been or are absentees from the United States for the purpose of aiding the rebellion.
KEY-NOTES OF AMERICAN LIBERTYVARIOUS
He will also count the number of scholars and teachers present, enter it in the minute-book, and note the absentees.
THE SABBATH-SCHOOL INDEXRICHARD GAY PARDEE
The dean is the presiding officer in chapel: his business is to pull up the absentees—no sinecure, it is said.
CHAMBERS'S EDINBURGH JOURNAL, NO. 440VARIOUS
Three million eight hundred thousand remained as caretakers and to pay the bills of the absentees.
SIXES AND SEVENSO. HENRY
She aids us at all times by the money that her absentees spend amongst us; which is no small part of the rental of that kingdom.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. I. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
Up to the moment of leaving, I cherished the hope that some of the absentees would appear, but that was not to be.
FIBBLE, D. D.IRVIN SHREWSBURY COBB
Another half-hour passed, and still the absentees failed to make their appearance.
THE ISLAND HOMERICHARD ARCHER
Their first question on getting in was: 'Are you absentees?'
GUN RUNNING FOR CASEMENT IN THE EASTER REBELLION, 1916KARL SPINDLER
"We shall have to work like blacks to make up for the absentees," groaned Tony.
THE WAR-WORKERSE.M. DELAFIELD
The early days of September had arrived, but Paris was still a city of absentees.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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