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synonyms for fleeing

  • delinquent
  • escaped
  • uncontrolled
  • fugitive
  • running
  • wild
  • disorderly
  • loose
  • out of hand
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antonyms for fleeing

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  • controlled
  • stable
  • staying
  • steady
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How to use fleeing in a sentence

Mankind, mad with the energy of activity, would be seen to pursue the fleeing phantom of insatiable desire.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Hilda and Edwin rushed fleeing into the street, violently urged by a common impulse.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Here at nine o'clock at night he surprised Coffee in camp, routing him, his men fleeing in confusion.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
How long shall I see men fleeing away, how long shall I hear the sound of the trumpet?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The gray sedan in which the fleeing criminals were riding had vanished, apparently into thin air.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
On rolled the wave of blue, catching and flinging back hundreds of the fleeing Confederates.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Most of them took him for a guerrilla fleeing from his foes, and looked in vain for blue-coated pursuers.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Instead of fleeing to the nearest tree, it might now stand its ground and beat off its enemy.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
He leaped forward, grabbed the fleeing man by the elbow and jerked him violently into the room.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
There was only one place that she could seek with the intention of fleeing from him, and that was the railway station.
BY BIRTH A LADYGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FLEEING

  • delinquent
  • disorderly
  • escaped
  • fleeing
  • fugitive
  • loose
  • out of hand
  • running
  • uncontrolled
  • wild
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.