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fugitive in Law topic

fugitivefugitive2 adjective [only before noun] 🔊 🔊 1 SCLESCAPEtrying to avoid being caught by the police2 literaryALRARE lasting for a very short time 🔊 rare and fugitive visits
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fugitiveThis makes the meaning of Mynd even more fugitive.Why construct a hero so multiple, so spread out, so fugitive?In effect, a national bounty was promised for the capture of fugitive blacks.He might have discussed it with his staff and opposed clemency for the fugitive businessman.We were catching a bus-one in an endless series in my fugitive childhood.They shared a fugitive embrace.Below her there were fugitive glimpses of a winding thread of water that was the canal.The fugitive leader was captured last night.His is one of the great fugitive stories of our time.