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  • v  retreat at full speed
    The actress high-tailed to her villa when reporters began to follow her to the restaurant

  • Nowadays many a trucker, rooted out of bed at night, is called upon to climb behind awheel and high-tail over the road to deliver a load to a waiting ship, or a defense plant .
  • It's not hard to understand his reticence this guy probably thought he'd head in to the sperm bank, make his deposit and high-tail it out of there, check in hand and heart .
  • The daydream of every honest bookkeeper: snatch the company payroll, high-tail to Paris and set up light housekeeping with a reasonable facsimile of Brigitte Bardot.
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