spirit away


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Verb1.spirit away - carry off mysteriously; as if by magic
bear away, bear off, carry away, take away, carry off - remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state; "Their dreams carried the Romantics away into distant lands"; "The car carried us off to the meeting"; "I'll take you away on a holiday"; "I got carried away when I saw the dead man and I started to cry"
2.spirit away - carry away rapidly and secretly, as if mysteriously
bear away, bear off, carry away, take away, carry off - remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state; "Their dreams carried the Romantics away into distant lands"; "The car carried us off to the meeting"; "I'll take you away on a holiday"; "I got carried away when I saw the dead man and I started to cry"

spirit

noun
1. The vital principle or animating force within living beings:
2. The essential being of a person, regarded as immaterial and immortal:
3. A supernatural being, such as a ghost:
Informal: spook.
Regional: haunt.
4. The most central and material part:
Law: gravamen.
5. A temporary state of mind or feeling.Used in plural:
6. A lively, emphatic, eager quality or manner:
Informal: ginger, pep, peppiness.
Slang: oomph.
8. A prevailing quality, as of thought, behavior, or attitude:
verb
To bring in or take out secretly:
phrasal verb
spirit away
To seize and detain (a person) unlawfully:
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A park squirrel apparently found a GoPro camera on the ground interesting enough to pick up and spirit away.
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Vaughan, who flatly refused their overtures, said: "I am extremely disappointed that a club at our level has the arrogance to think that they can just breeze in and try to spirit away our manager.