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  • v. To remove.
  • v. To imitate, often in a satirical manner.
  • v. To leave the ground and begin flight; to ascend into the air.
  • v. To become successful, to flourish.
  • v. To depart.
  • v. To quantify.
  • v. to absent oneself from work or other responsibility, especially with permission.


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  • could also be to withdraw and to call.

    April 28, 2010