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- v. to steal
- v. to transfer or alienate; hence, to spend; to dissipate
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But she said a gentleman like General Fentiman wouldn’t make away with himself and leave his affairs in confusion like he did.
“Well,” she said, “a man like that wouldn’t be satisfied with half a salvage fee when he saw the chance to quietly make away with the entire Dosey Asteroids haul.”
[Page 294] into your shorts and sweater and "wigwam" shoes, the aforesaid pleasant persons have breakfast ready, and you come around just in time to make away with vast bowls of coffee, and unlimited fish and toast.
A fellow, for example, who cannot afford a certain kaiila might be able to capture it, and then, once he had his rope on its neck, and manages to make away with it, it is his mount. âAii! â cried a fellow. âAii! â said I, too.
It was very clear, translated Lollita in transports of merriment, that the señorita had had some hold over one or other of the present short-list of suspects, and that that person had, naturally enough, seized the opportunity to make away with her.