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 for truancy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Truancy \Tru"an*cy\, n.
     The act of playing truant, or the state of being truant; as,
     addicted to truancy.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: failure to attend (especially school) [syn: truancy,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  42 Moby Thesaurus words for "truancy":
     AWOL, French leave, abscondence, absence, absence without leave,
     absentation, absenteeism, absenting, clock-watching, cut, day off,
     default, departure, disappearance, dodging, ducking, escape,
     excused absence, fleeing, furlough, goofing off, holiday, hooky,
     leave, leave of absence, leaving, malingering, nonappearance,
     nonattendance, running away, sabbatical leave, shirking,
     sick leave, skulking, slacking, soldiering, tax dodging,
     tax evasion, truantism, unexcused absence, vacation, welshing

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