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1. fugitive

noun. ['ˈfjuːdʒətɪv, ˈfjuːdʒɪtɪv'] someone who flees from an uncongenial situation.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • runaway
  • fleer
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • nonreligious person
  • follower
  • bad guy
  • partisan

Etymology

  • fugitif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Fugitive

  • abortive
  • accommodative
  • accumulative
  • accusative
  • acquisitive
  • active
  • adaptive
  • addictive
  • additive
  • additive
  • adjective
  • administrative
  • adoptive
  • affective
  • affirmative
  • airmotive
  • alliterative
  • alliterative
  • anticompetitive
  • anti-infective

How do you pronounce fugitive?

Pronounce fugitive as fˈjuʤɪtɪv.

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Sentences with fugitive


1. Noun, singular or mass
If the fugitive is not successfully captured, the bail bondsman stands to lose a great deal of money.

2. Adjective
Individuals can take training to qualify for a career in property and fugitive recovery.

Quotes about fugitive


1. Modernity is the transitory, the fugitive, the contingent, which make up one half of art, the other being the eternal and the immutable. This transitory fugitive element, which is constantly changing, must not be despised or neglected.
- Charles Baudelaire

2. I am a fugitive and a vagabond, a sojourner seeking signs.
- Annie Dillard, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

2. fugitive

adjective. ['ˈfjuːdʒətɪv, ˈfjuːdʒɪtɪv'] lasting for a markedly brief time.

Synonyms

  • short
  • momentaneous
  • momentary

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male

Etymology

  • fugitif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. fugitive

noun. ['ˈfjuːdʒətɪv, ˈfjuːdʒɪtɪv'] someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice.

Synonyms

  • absconder
  • fugitive from justice
  • felon
  • outlaw
  • criminal
  • crook
  • escapee

Antonyms

  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert

Etymology

  • fugitif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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