The Hashemites will not just surrender power and abscond to South Kensington.
I wondered what upon earth had become of him, but felt certain he was too true a friend to abscond with my half of the shirt.
His life was safe if either of these men could be persuaded to abscond.
Even if I were to abscond and get rid of my personality altogether, what would be the use of it?
He had cornered her, only to have her abscond into neutral territory.
Van Klopen, however, was not successful in his business, and was compelled to close his shop and abscond from his creditors.
In November, 1876, Trinquet and some of his comrades managed to abscond in a steamboat.
One would think there was something wrong—that you were about to abscond.'
He is just the man to abscond with all the money and leave us in the lurch, the scoundrel!
Courts haven't much use for men that abscond and then turn up in New York.
1560s, from Middle French abscondre and directly from Latin abscondere "to hide, conceal, put out of sight," from ab(s)- "away" (see ab-) + condere "put together, store," from com- "together" (see com-) + dere "put," from PIE *dhe- "to put, place, make" (see factitious). The notion is of "to hide oneself," especially to escape debt or the law. Related: Absconded; absconder; absconding.