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ABSCOND

abscond (ab-skond), vb.1. To depart secretly or suddenly, esp. to avoid arrest, prosecution, or

service  of  process.  2.  To  leave  a  place,  usu.  hurriedly,  with  another’s  money  or  property.  —

abscondence (ab-skon-d<< schwa>>nts), n. [Blacks Law 8th]