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synonyms for beat the rap

  • acquit
  • clear of charges
  • escape punishment
  • find not guilty
  • get away with
  • get off
  • get off scot-free
  • go free
  • go scot-free
  • receive not-guilty verdict
  • walk
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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Even if poverty were gone, the flail could still beat hard enough upon the grain and chaff of humanity.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
His face flushed with annoyance, and taking off his soft hat he began to beat it impatiently against his leg as he walked.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The pulse in Louis's temples beat hard; yet he was determined not to anticipate, but make Wharton explain himself.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
To be sure, he hadn't seen Mrs. Robin go, but he had heard the beat of her wings as she began her flight.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
We should easily beat this in America with anything like equal facilities, and without charging the British price—£4 7s.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He was in the midst of his reflections when there came a rap at his door, which the next moment was flung open.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
His heart now beat high with hope, for he believed that he was about to realise his ancient dream.
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