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synonyms for absenting

  • abandon
  • blast off
  • disappear
  • escape
  • evacuate
  • exit
  • go
  • pull out
  • quit
  • remove
  • retire
  • vacate
  • withdraw
  • abdicate
  • absent
  • decamp
  • desert
  • emigrate
  • migrate
  • part
  • perish
  • scram
  • secede
  • split
  • start
  • tergiversate
  • troop
  • vanish
  • beat it
  • cut and run
  • cut out
  • get away
  • git
  • go away
  • go forth
  • hit the bricks
  • hit the road
  • hit the trail
  • make a break
  • march out
  • move on
  • move out
  • sally forth
  • say goodbye
  • set forth
  • shove off
  • slip away
  • start out
  • take leave
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antonyms for absenting

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  • arrive
  • come in
  • continue
  • enter
  • fill
  • occupy
  • persevere
  • remain
  • stay
  • combine
  • come
  • join
  • linger
  • wait
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How to use absenting in a sentence

The discovery that my wife has been absenting herself from home for days at a time naturally aroused my suspicions.
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He boasted of having himself already shown his independence by absenting himself from the new emperor's coronation.
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"In absenting myself from the house, I did but obey the command laid on me by the queen's grace," said Father Anselm.
A LEGEND OF READING ABBEYCHARLES MACFARLANE
But when it had gone and another day dawned without Haydon coming to see her, she felt that he was deliberately absenting himself.
'DRAG' HARLANCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
Fifty years ago hardly any one thought of absenting himself or herself from public worship.
THE OLDEN TIME SERIES, VOL. 3: NEW-ENGLAND SUNDAYHENRY M. BROOKS
You are going to desolate us, Jacintito, by absenting yourself?
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Then little Joe Gander took to absenting himself from school.
A BOOK OF GHOSTSSABINE BARING-GOULD
But St. John's absenting himself from our solemn revels, so long before decreed, is flat mutiny and disclamation of allegiance.
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Now it seems I am disobeying regulations by absenting myself from my post of duty without leave.
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Sir Richard Saltonstall was fined four bushels of malt for absenting himself from the meeting.
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