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to manage to do something bad without being punished or criticized for it
to not be harmed or punished as severely as you might have been
not punished for having done something wrong or illegal
to do whatever you want without being stopped or punished
to save yourself or someone else from being punished or from suffering
to escape being punished for a crime you have been accused of
to avoid punishment for doing something that deserves punishment
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
a large expensive boat that is used for racing or sailing
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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Free thesaurus definition of to escape or avoid punishment from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.