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Antonyms for flee

face, beard, linger, appear, confront, come back, issue, return, dwell, get in, abide, dare, stay, turn up, come, materialize, arrive, emerge, tarry, brave, defy, show up, stick around, loom, come out, remain, break out, hang around, get through.

Quotes of flee

  1. Man can certainly flee from God... but he cannot escape him. He can certainly hate God and be hateful to God, but he cannot change into its opposite the eternal love of God which triumphs even in his hate. – Karl Barth
  2. It is in fact agreed that I am the plague, the cholera of the benevolent and generous men who are interested in art and that, when I show myself with my plasters, even the Emperor of the Sahara would flee – Camille Claudel
  3. Flee an enemy who knows your weakness. – Pierre Corneille
  4. How shall a man escape from that which is written; How shall he flee from his destiny? – Ferdowsi
  5. For all of its uncertainty, we cannot flee the future. – Barbara Jordan
  6. New rumors that Saddam Hussein is planning to flee to a castle in Libya with 10 billion dollars. Now President Bush doesn't know whether to nuke him or give him a tax cut. – Craig Kilborn
  7. In prehistoric times, mankind often had only two choices in crisis situations: fight or flee In modern times, humor offers us a third alternative; fight, flee or laugh. – Robert Orben
  8. I don't want to flee nor do I want to abandon the battle of these farmers who live without any protection in the forest. They have the sacrosanct right to aspire to a better life on land where they can live and work with dignity while respecting the environment. – Dorothy Stang
  9. Unless the theatre can ennoble you, make you a better person, you should flee from it. – Konstantin Stanislavisky
  10. The public is a ferocious beast; one must either chain it or flee from it. – Voltaire

Usage examples for flee

  1. The peasants rose in alarm at the rapid approach of the three excited men, and turned as though to flee into the safety of the adjoining field, but Renwick overtook them. – The Secret Witness by George Gibbs
  2. But Judas said, Far be it from me so to do, that I should flee from them. – The Makers and Teachers of Judaism by Charles Foster Kent
  3. I could never flee from that trouble. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  4. It would be absurd for them to flee – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster
  5. Khatun immediately determined to flee to save her life. – Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series by Jacob Abbott
  6. Therefore, there were only two courses open- fight or flee – Despoilers of the Golden Empire by Gordon Randall Garrett
  7. There his heart had been with them and he had made their sufferings his own; here he would flee from them to a lodge in the desert. – Jeremiah by George Adam Smith
  8. Escape was easy, for the door was before him and the Shawnee behind, but Joe did not flee – The Spirit of the Border A Romance of the Early Settlers in the Ohio Valley by Zane Grey
  9. But it was incredible that the man who had struck down Uncle Bill Campbell should flee from any man or number of men. – Bull Hunter by Max Brand
  10. If you wish to save yourself, turn now and flee before he has heard of your coming. – Old Greek Stories by James Baldwin
  11. " Then said Taku the Sailor: 'Why didst thou flee from the ship? – By Reef and Palm by Louis Becke
  12. We are then in the condition of deer; when they flee from the huntsmen's feathers in fright, whither do they turn and in what do they seek refuge as safe? – A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus With the Encheiridion by Epictetus
  13. When the battle had gone on for a long while, the Moors could not stand up against the Christians, and they had to turn and flee – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  14. But here by is one shall pay thee all thy payment, and therefore yet I counsel thee, flee – Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory
  15. And she turned to flee from the garden; but her gown- lap Gudrun caught, And cried: Thou evil woman, for thee were the Niblungs wrought, And their day of the fame past telling, that they should heed thy life? – The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs by William Morris
  16. All his troops will flee – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  17. Where did they flee to? – General Max Shorter by Kris Ottman Neville
  18. We 're tellt to resist him an' he'll flee frae 's. – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  19. Before she could move, whether to advance or to flee Raymond replied: " I wanted to ask you- you know I wanted to ask you!" – Missy by Dana Gatlin
  20. Italian forces invaded Albania on that day, forcing Zog to flee the country, never to return. – Area Handbook for Albania by Eugene K. Keefe Sarah Jane Elpern William Giloane James M. Moore, Jr. Stephen Peters Eston T. White

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