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See definition of sallying on Dictionary.com
  • as inleave
  • as inraid
  • as insally forth
  • as inbreeze
  • as inhurry

synonyms for sallying

  • disappear
  • escape
  • flee
  • fly
  • go
  • move
  • quit
  • retire
  • start
  • take off
  • withdraw
  • abscond
  • decamp
  • defect
  • desert
  • ditch
  • elope
  • embark
  • emigrate
  • exit
  • flit
  • forsake
  • issue
  • migrate
  • part
  • relinquish
  • sally
  • scram
  • split
  • vacate
  • vamoose
  • vanish
  • beat it
  • break away
  • clear out
  • come away
  • cut out
  • give the slip
  • go away
  • go forth
  • head out
  • move out
  • pull out
  • push off
  • remove oneself
  • ride off
  • run along
  • say goodbye
  • set out
  • slip out
  • step down
  • take a hike
  • take leave
  • walk out

antonyms for sallying

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  • arrive
  • come
  • complete
  • face
  • finish
  • remain
  • stay
  • stop
  • come in
  • hold
  • join
  • keep
  • care
  • continue
  • maintain
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      How to use sallying in a sentence

      A vigorous attack was met by a spirited defence, the besieged frequently sallying and fighting at the outworks.
      KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
      I did well in that I acquainted none with my sallying forth neither related my dream unto any!
      ALAEDDIN AND THE ENCHANTED LAMPJOHN PAYNE
      But the brave little garrison, sallying forth, drove away the besiegers and brought back nine oxen.
      FEMALE WARRIORS, VOL. I (OF 2)ELLEN C. CLAYTON
      Monstrelet relates that the bailiff of Evreux, sallying out without his greaves, had his leg badly broken by the kick of a horse.
      ARMOUR IN ENGLANDJ. STARKIE GARDNER
      Others, sallying forth from their burning cells, were shot, or cut in pieces with the sword.
      GREAT EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICACHARLES A. GOODRICH
      And beholding the army of Salwa, the youthful princes of the Vrishni race resolved to encounter it sallying out of the city.
      MAHABHARATA OF KRISHNA-DWAIPAYANA VYASA BK. 3 PT. 1KRISHNA-DWAIPAYANA VYASA
      This sallying abroad is only from uneasiness at home, which is in every one's self.
      CLUB LIFE OF LONDON, VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN TIMBS
      Sallying from the hotel, I met upon the street the regidor and two other town officials, who were awaiting me.
      IN INDIAN MEXICO (1908)FREDERICK STARR
      Some of the men were for sallying out to pursue and capture the Indians, but Griffith Hawke prudently refused to permit this.
      THE CRYPTOGRAMWILLIAM MURRAY GRAYDON
      The men were for sallying out against the foe, but Griffith Hawke would have none of it.
      THE CRYPTOGRAMWILLIAM MURRAY GRAYDON
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