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runaway

1 adjective
     
run‧a‧way1 [only before noun]
1 a runaway vehicle or animal is out of control:
a runaway horse
2 happening very easily or quickly, and not able to be controlled:
The film was a runaway success.
a runaway victory
3 a runaway person has left the place where they are supposed to be

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