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  • v. To take (a person) on a surprise romantic journey.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. take away quickly and suddenly


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  • Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Ambulances arrived to whisk away injured people in Quneitra, Syria.

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  • Inquisitive and most observant they might be likened to Lilliputian seals, as they cling, a row of them, to a partially submerged root, and peer at you, ready to whisk away at the least sign of interference.

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  •  When he came to whisk away Liir’s glass for a refill, he said, “Three Ozpence, guv; and how’ve you been keeping since Southstairs?”

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