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Absconder vs. Fugitive

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Abscondernoun

A person who absconds.

Fugitivenoun

A person who flees or escapes and travels secretly from place to place, and sometimes using disguises and aliases to conceal his/her identity, as to avoid law authorities in order to avoid an arrest or prosecution; or to avoid some other unwanted situation.

Abscondernoun

One who absconds.

Fugitiveadjective

Fleeing or running away; escaping.

Abscondernoun

a fugitive who runs away and hides to avoid arrest or prosecution

Fugitiveadjective

Transient, fleeting or ephemeral.

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Fugitiveadjective

Elusive or difficult to retain.

Fugitiveadjective

Fleeing from pursuit, danger, restraint, etc., escaping, from service, duty etc.; as, a fugitive solder; a fugitive slave; a fugitive debtor.

‘The fugitive Parthians follow.’; ‘Can a fugitive daughter enjoy herself while her parents are in tear?’; ‘A libellous pamphlet of a fugitive physician.’;

Fugitiveadjective

Not fixed; not durable; liable to disappear or fall away; volatile; uncertain; evanescent; liable to fade; - applied to material and immaterial things; as, fugitive colors; a fugitive idea.

‘The me more tender and fugitive parts, the leaves . . . of vegatables.’;

Fugitivenoun

One who flees from pursuit, danger, restraint, service, duty, etc.; a deserter; as, a fugitive from justice.

Fugitivenoun

Something hard to be caught or detained.

‘Or Catch that airy fugitive called wit.’;

Fugitivenoun

someone who flees from an uncongenial situation;

‘fugitives from the sweatshops’;

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Fugitivenoun

someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice

Fugitiveadjective

lasting for a markedly brief time;

‘a fleeting glance’; ‘fugitive hours’; ‘rapid momentaneous association of things that meet and pass’; ‘a momentary glimpse’;

Fugitive

A fugitive (or runaway) is a person who is fleeing from custody, whether it be from jail, a government arrest, government or non-government questioning, vigilante violence, or outraged private individuals. A fugitive from justice, also known as a wanted person, can be a person who is either convicted or accused of a crime and hiding from law enforcement in the state or taking refuge in a different country in order to avoid arrest.A fugitive from justice alternatively has been defined as a person formally charged with a crime or a convicted criminal whose punishment has not yet been determined or fully served who is currently beyond the custody or control of the national or sub-national government or international criminal tribunal with an interest in his or her arrest.

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