What's a poetic Shakespearean word for ''Escaping''?

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  • 1 month ago
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    Prithee, he be GONE!

    • Cara
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      1 month agoReport

      That doesn't mean "escaping"!

  • mars
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    I'll Castaway...

  • 1 month ago

    "Escaping." What the fcuk is un-Shakespearean or un-poetic about "escaping"?

  • Cara
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Flying from ...

    Fleeing from ...

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  • 1 month ago

    Flee (fleeing)

    Abscond (absconding)

    Decamp (decamping)

    Absquatulate (absquatulating)

    • Amaretta
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      1 month agoReport

      Absquatulate? That sounds like something you'd do in the bathroom.

  • Nancy
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    1 month ago

    A term used for it is "begone" (e.g., "Away, begone" and "Gentleman, prepare not to begone.").  Another way of phrasing it would be "to one's refuge," not unlike the structure used when Romeo says, "I'll to my rest."

  • 1 month ago

    lapwing (n.)

    type of plover [bird with wily methods of escaping the notice of predators; associated with amorous intrigue]

    MA III.i.24

    [Hero to Ursula] look where Beatrice, like a lapwing, runs

    MM I.iv.32

    [Lucio to Isabella] 'tis my familiar sin / With maids to seem the lapwing and to jest

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