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Word of the Day – Skedaddle

By March 31, 2016Literature

Skedaddle (verb)


Depart quickly or hurriedly; run away.

With the emphasis being placed on the panicked nature of the hurried departure.

Example sentences

“Skedaddle! Old Mr Simms is on his way!”

“The Truant Officer is coming this way, skedaddle!”

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