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Synonyms of lam

Noun


1. getaway, lam, escape, flight

usage: a rapid escape (as by criminals); "the thieves made a clean getaway"; "after the expose he had to take it on the lam"

Verb


1. scat, run, scarper, turn tail, lam, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away, leave, go forth, go away

usage: flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"

2. thrash, thresh, lam, flail, beat, beat up, work over

usage: give a thrashing to; beat hard

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