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  Definition of lam
  1. a rapid escape (as by criminals); "the thieves made a clean getaway"; "after the expose he had to take it on the lam"
  2. give a thrashing to; beat hard
  3. flee; take to one''s heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"
Similar Words: getaway, thrash, thresh, flail, run, scarper, turn tail, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away

 

Hyponyms: flee, fly, take flight, skedaddle

 

Grouped Verbs: bat, clobber, drub, thrash, lick

 

Derivational Morphology: run, scarper, turn tail, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away, get away, break loose, flail, beating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whacking, fugitive, runaway, getaway

 

 
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