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Go away (as an expression of annoyance)‘begone from my sight!’
go away, depart, leave, take off, get out, get out of my sightView synonyms
- ‘I warn you, stand aside, let me pass, and begone before the Lord hears of this, for I am no mere slave, and he will not take your actions lightly.’
- ‘‘Evil Demon, begone,’ she repeated the words aloud in a whisper.’
- ‘Very well, now begone; I still have planning to do.’
- ‘Now begone with you, you are all filthy and full of worms!’
- ‘Everyone goes to bed rich and happy, and that's the important thing, questions begone.’
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