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abscond with

To leave with someone or something that one is not authorized to take. The crook absconded with the coffee shop's tip jar when the cashier wasn't looking. Don't leave your child unattended—someone could abscond with him!

abscond with someone or something

to steal or run away with someone or something; to make off with someone or something in secret. The boys absconded with all the dessert.
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As all 10 accused in connection with the Diwali- eve murder in 1986 are absconding with non bailable warrant (NBW) pending against them, the prosecution has sought to split the trial and hold a separate trial against Devananda.
Absconding with the president's image for fun and profit might seem a great joke to play on a president who absconded with a national treasure, the White House and the Lincoln Bedroom, for fun and partisan profit.