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throw off

verb as in elude, escape

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Then, when you return, a grand throw-off, and the little home pleasanter by the contrast.

The 'throw-off' was at one o'clock, and the gallop lasted more than two hours and a half, so that the fox had a very long run.

Fortunate for the falconer that it is so, as he can choose his own moment for the throw-off.

A travelling band with throw-off carriage will speedily distribute a heavy load of grain.

Throw-off carriages differ in certain details, but the principle is the same.

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On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to throw off, such as: abuse, deceive, evade, get away from, give the slip, and leave behind.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.