hiding, especially to avoid legal proceedings.
to depart in a sudden and secret manner, especially to avoid capture and legal prosecution: The cashier absconded with the money. Contemporary Examples Agencies know from experience that their best bet is not to actively look for the absconder, but to wait and watch family members. Trust Me, Dominique, Don’t Run Mansfield Frazier May 17, […]
to depart in a sudden and secret manner, especially to avoid capture and legal prosecution: The cashier absconded with the money. Contemporary Examples Aided by some divine meddling, Paris performs the consummate indignity against his host Menelaus by absconding with his wife. ‘A Sustained Sense of Violation’: When Bad House Guests Invade Literature Matt Seidel […]
abscopal abscopal ab·sco·pal (āb-skō’pəl, -skŏp’əl) adj. Of or relating to the remote effect that irradiation of tissue has on nonirradiated tissue.
- Abscopal effect
abscopal effect abscopal effect n. A reaction produced following irradiation but occurring outside the zone of actual radiation absorption.
. Contemporary Examples One person who wasn’t impressed by Prince Andrew’s abseil down the Shard: writer Grace Dent. Underwhelmed by Andy Tom Sykes September 5, 2012 verb (intransitive) (mountaineering) to descend a steep slope or vertical drop by a rope secured from above and coiled around one’s body or through karabiners attached to one’s body […]