escapade


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Synonyms for escapade

Synonyms for escapade

a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)

any carefree episode

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The old fellow wondered a little that the morose old master of fence should, at his time in life, indulge in frivolous escapades more befitting the younger sprigs of gentility, but, then, what concern was it of his?
In his youth, it was said, he had eloped with a married woman of high rank; the escapade was scarcely startling in his social world, but it had clung to men's minds because of an additional tragedy: the alleged suicide of the insulted husband, who appeared to have flung himself over a precipice in Sicily.
But a public oration is an escapade, a non-committal, an apology, a gag, and not a communication, not a speech, not a man.
She was convinced that the escapade was important, though it would have puzzled her to say why.
He looked years younger, mischievous and merry and alert as I remembered him of old in the breathless crisis of some madcap escapade.
Yet always she had kept me at a distance with that contemptuous air of hers; or else she had demanded of me, in lieu of the life which I offered to lay at her feet, such escapades as I had perpetrated with the Baron.
These various escapades again so terrorized the blacks that, had it not been for the monthly respite between Tarzan's visits, in which they had opportunity to renew hope that each fresh incursion would prove the last, they soon would have abandoned their new village.
One lady was the officer's wife, another the wife of the landowner, the third his sister--a young girl--and the fourth a divorcee, beautiful, rich, and eccentric, who amazed and shocked the town by her escapades.
Never a man to hide anything, some of his escapades became public, such as speeding, and of joy-rides in his big red motor-car down to San Jose with companions distinctly sporty--incidents that were narrated as good fun and comically in the newspapers.
At times Maggie told Pete long confidential tales of her former home life, dwelling upon the escapades of the other members of the family and the difficulties she had to combat in order to obtain a degree of comfort.
Hamel, who had resumed his place upon the rock close at hand, had been mixed up during his lifetime in many wild escapades.
In short, our most successful escapades would prove the greatest weariness of all in narrative form; and none more so than the dull affair of the Ardagh emeralds, some eight or nine weeks after the Milchester cricket week.
A HOTEL manager crawled through a baggage carousel and boarded a plane at Birmingham Airport in a drunken escapade which caused a security breach, a court heard.
In conjunction with the launch of the refreshed Weekend Escapades, there will be a weekly ticket-hunt contest Win a Weekend Escapade where four lucky winners will win a pair of tickets to four different destinations.
KNIGHTLY ESCAPADE (Brian Ellison) BRIAN ELLISON'S Knightly Escapade (right) had no real chance with the impressive winner The Liquidator in a novice hurdle at Carlisle.