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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He had managed to coax old Brus, the gardener, into letting him have the key to the little postern gate on the plea that he wished to indulge in a midnight escapade, hinting broadly of a fair lady who was to be the partner of his adventure, and, what was more to the point with Brus, at the same time slipping a couple of golden zecchins into the gardener's palm.
I came off too, to report the only exclusive information that is given today regarding the strange escapade at the Zoo.
Fix the detective, had foreseen the advantage which Passepartout's escapade gave him, and, delaying his departure for twelve hours, had consulted the priests of Malabar Hill.
Planchet, who was still a little concerned for his safety after his recent escapade, declared that he would follow D'Artagnan even to the end of the world, either by the road to the right or by that to the left; only he begged his former master to set out in the evening, for greater security to himself.
But the picture I had in my eye, coloured and simple like an illustration to a nursery-book tale of two venturesome children's escapade, was what fascinated me most.
She had hardly listened to his instructions when she saw you coming downstairs, on which she closed the window rapidly and told you about one of the servants' escapade with her wooden-legged lover, which was all perfectly true.
Though he expected that the story of his escapade would be already known in Moscow and that the ladies about his father- who were never favorably disposed toward him- would have used it to turn the count against him, he nevertheless on the day of his arrival went to his father's part of the house.
1791, just after Wordsworth had left the University; but here his most striking exploit was a brief escapade of running away and enlisting in a cavalry troop.
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.
Changi Airport Group (CAG) today launched a refreshed Weekend Escapades mobile app jam-packed with brand new travel tips on 52 destinations within a six-hour flight radius of Singapore, where holiday-makers can now look forward to a different getaway every week.
Dreadzone, Think Tank/Digital, Newcastle DREADZONE are festival favourites but this gig was part of a tour celebrating their 20-year existence and promoting their latest CD, Escapades.
PC ELLEN & THE ESCAPADES All The Crooked Scenes (Branch Out Records) SINCE winning Glasto's Emerging Talent contest Ellen Smith & Co have built a fan following big enough to suggest they'll be fording folk and wading into the mainstream any day now.