Definitions

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  • v. remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state

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Examples

  • Under the favour of these circumstances, and the darkness, they were enabled to bear away without further molestation, and took shelter among the Scrofes, a cluster of rocks but a few hours 'sail from Missolonghi.

    Life of Lord Byron

  • Perhaps some other night-walker, in whom the love of the beautiful has not been quite killed along with his moral sense, will covet and seize and bear away your very loveliest blue hyacinth, just then in its glory.

    Gardening by Myself

  • This Mrs. Clermont was the person selected by Lord Byron at this time to be the scapegoat to bear away the difficulties of the case into the wilderness.

    Lady Byron Vindicated

  • The men now became more than ever discontented at the easterly course, and on May 1st, when he had come as far east as the Gulf of Darien, Columbus felt obliged to bear away to the north, although as it turned out he had not nearly made enough easting.

    Christopher Columbus

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