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Synonyms of fugitive in English:


  • he is a hunted fugitive
  • adjective

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  • 1 a fugitive criminal
    on the loose, at large, wanted
    informal AWOL, on the run
    North American informal on the lam
  • 2 ours is a fugitive life
    fleeting, transient, transitory, ephemeral, evanescent, flitting, flying, fading, momentary, short-lived, short, brief, passing, impermanent, fly-by-night, here today and gone tomorrow
    literary fugacious
    [Antonyms] permanent, long-lasting
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