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Word of the Day – Absquatulate

By April 24, 2024Word of the Day

Absquatulate (verb)

ab-skwat-yu-layt

to flee; abscond.

First recorded in 1820–30. Formed from ab-, “away from,” and squat, “to sit in a low or crouching position.”

Example sentences

“The mischievous dog managed to absquatulate every time the door was left open.”

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