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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:verb intr.: To leave in a hurry; to flee.
ETYMOLOGY:A Mock-Latinate formation, from ab- (away) + squat + -ulate (as in congratulate). First cited from the late 1830s.
USAGE:"If you try to absquatulate again, I'll sic the FBI on you."
Elliott Roosevelt; Murder in the Executive Mansion; St. Martin's Paperbacks; 1996.
See more usage examples of absquatulate in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Democracy, to me, is liberty plus economic security. -Maury Maverick, attorney and congressman (1895-1954)
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