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- v. To leave a place, or a meeting, without being noticed
- v. to pass quickly, almost unnoticed.
- v. To disappear.
- v. To die
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. leave furtively and stealthily
- v. pass by
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You want to slip away and tell John Walter that I've done my duty.
Call Sign 31 Bravo not only managed to slip away unhindered, but also took the opportunity to loose off a round of 105 mm HESH at the shape of a T72 its commander detected in the wood, before discharging a cluster of smoke grenades and backing off.
Until the discovery of the Gunpowder Plot (q.v.), at the end of 1605, he continued his adventurous life as a missioner in England, but he was then obliged to slip away disguised as a footman in the train of the Spanish Ambassador.
I proposed to walk the distance quietly by myself; and very quietly, after leaving my box in the ostler's care, did I slip away from the George Inn, about six o'clock of a June evening, and take the old road to Thornfield: a road which lay chiefly through fields, and was now little frequented.
It was an easy matter for her to slip away at midnight to sport in a hayrick or on a mossy creek bank until the first birds began singing in the hour before dawn.
I thought of using his suspension to try to slip away in a dream-walk.
She was able to slip away with Rusgann Moorcock, the sturdy, plainspoken tirewoman who had become her personal maid during the pilgrimage, after Queen Cataldise preempted the services of both ladies-in-waiting.
We returned to the station, where I signed the statement for Inspector Richmond and managed to slip away before he could question me further regarding a death I knew nothing about.
Any number of times, I tried to see if I could slip away from him to dream-walk.
It struck him that the Ashregan's preoccupation with Itepu offered him a chance to slip away quietly.